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Image #: 18632027    Current and former HSBC Bank executives are sworn in before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee in Washington July 17, 2012. (L-R) HSBC Head of Group Compliance David Bagley, Chief Executive of Retail Banking Paul Thurston, former executive vice-president of PCM North America Michael Gallagher, and former head of Global Banknotes Christopher Lok.  A "pervasively polluted" culture at HSBC Holdings Plc allowed the bank to act as financier to clients seeking to route shadowy funds from the world's most dangerous and secretive corners, including Mexico, Iran, the Cayman Islands, Saudi Arabia and Syria, according to a scathing U.S. Senate report issued on Monday. REUTERS/Gary Cameron   (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)       REUTERS /GARY CAMERON /LANDOV Gary Cameron, Reuters / Landov