HSBC Sued for Millions in El Salvador

Coffee grower José Antonio Salaverría filed a complaint against the company for $22 million.

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Salaverría argues that the bank breached a contract that guaranteed funding for his coffee mill.

"Yesterday, a mercantile court communicated his lawyers that the lawsuit was accepted, prompting the bank to respond in less than three days", reported

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