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Upcoming Swiss National TV broadcast (ECO program) on FATCA and banking problems

Since several people have mentioned on a number of different threads that they have had trouble opening bank accounts, obtaining mortgages, or have been forced to close bank accounts because of their US citizenship, I thought I would post this here.

American Citizens Abroad (ACA) has just posted the following on their Facebook page:

If you are an American or dual-national that has experiences banking access problems due to current US legislation and upcoming FATCA legislation, Swiss National Television would like to hear your story for an upcoming broadcast on ECO program ( www.eco.sf.tv). If you are interested in contacting the journalist involved in this story please do so at: liz.horowitz@srf.ch or +41 44 305 68 43.

Please contact the journalist and share your banking stories if you have any. We need all the media attention and coverage we can get on this issue.

And if you are a US citizen, please support ACA. They're a non-partisan organization representing US citizens abroad and do a great job advocating on our behalf on banking, taxation, citizenship and voting issues affecting Americans abroad, and need all the support they can get.

Last edited by zuridri; 15.05.2012 at 13:33. Reason: quick typing and no proofreading: originally forgot to enter the word "close" in "forced to close bank accounts"
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