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Wegelin & Co. Account Holder Sentenced to Prison Term

On October 30, 2014,a federal judge in Manhattan handed down a three-month prison sentence to an individual who maintained more than $1 million in a secret bank account at Wegelin & Co. in Switzerland. Viktor Kordash, of Cliffside Park, New Jersey, ... JD Supra, 2 weeks ago

Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Charges Against Kentucky Resident For Maintaining Secret Swiss Bank Accounts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Shantelle P. Kitchen, the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field ...
 United States Department of Justice2 days ago
Bloomberg View

Levine on Wall Street: Golf and Taxes

Some tax avoidance. A while back we talked about how very complicated it seems to have been for U.S. citizens to avoid taxes on Swiss bank accounts. Here's a criminal case that New York U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara just brought against a Kentucky ...
 Bloomberg View2 days ago

US Army veteran arrested for tax evasion

US authorities have arrested a former American army surgeon for alleged tax evasion. Prosecutors say the 61 year old hid money in the Swiss private bank Wegelin. The bank and its clients have been targeted for some time. It's alleged the bank ...
 World Radio Switzerland2 days ago

Offshore Voluntary Disclosures: To Certify or Not to Certify

Taxpayers with undisclosed foreign assets face an even greater risk of detection than ever before. Both the Internal Revenue Service and Department of Justice have ramped up their efforts to detect and bring to justice those who unlawfully hide ...
 Accounting Today3 days ago

Retired Rahn & Bodmer Banker Charged in U.S. Tax Conspiracy

Advertisement (Updates with Rahn & Bodmer statement in sixth paragraph.) Nov. 14 (Bloomberg) -- A Swiss banker who worked for Rahn & Bodmer Banquiers was charged with conspiring to hide assets of U.S. taxpayers in offshore accounts. ...
 GARP1 week ago Rahn & Bodmer Retiree Said to Be Banker in U.S. Tax Case  Washington Post1 week ago

Jail time demanded for bad bankers

Will more bankers end up doing porridge after the latest trading scandal? (Keystone)(Ennio Leanza) In most businesses, the normal penalties for defrauding a customer include the risk of a jail sentence, read a recent Financial Times editorial.
 Swiss Info1 week ago

Bankers await fallout of Weil tax evasion acquittal

Raoul Weil has plenty to smile about, but will that extend to other bankers? (Reuters) Despite Weil refusing to call any defence witnesses, the jury took just 75 minutes to acquit the former UBS head of wealth management of helping US citizens ...
 Swiss Info2 weeks ago Ex-UBS executive Weil finally faces US court  Swiss Info1 month ago

How Far Up Switzerland's Biggest Bank Did U.S. Tax Evasion Scam Reach?

The secret binder lay wedged in a hidden drawer inside a filing cabinet in his office on the Bahnhofstrasse in Zurich, the heart of the world of Swiss private banking. Martin Liechti, a former top private banker at Swiss bank giant UBS, privately ...
 MSNBC Newsweek3 weeks ago

Swiss Banks Pushing Back on Scope of Agreement with U.S. under Amnesty Program

As reported yesterday by David Voreacos, Giles Broom, and Jeffrey Vogeli, 73 of the over 100 Swiss banks that enrolled in the Justice Department's amnesty program for Swiss banks have written an 11-page letter requesting changes to the Justice ...
 JD Supra3 weeks ago Swiss Banks Urge U.S. to Amend Demands in Tax Amnesty Deals  La Repubblica4 weeks ago
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