Archive by Month: July 2011 - Page 2

Swiss Bankers Indicted for Assisting in Tax Crimes

Offshore Account Update, UBS / HSBC

Posted in on July 5, 2011

Four Credit Suisse International Bankers have recently been indicted on charges of illegal cross-border banking. The bankers have been assisting U.S. taxpayers to evade taxes through undisclosed offshore accounts. These questionable practices have been perpetuated by many Swiss banks since the 1950s. Several Swiss banks, as well as other international banks around the globe, have been suspected of soliciting U.S. taxpayers and providing them with illegal tax advice resulting in a failure to adhere to reporting requirements.

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IRS Arrests Swiss Banker: Yes, He Is From Credit Suisse


Posted in on July 1, 2011

This time the IRS arrests a Credit Suisse banker in connection with a long-running US tax evasion investigation.  His name is Christos Bagios and it is believed he is one of several individuals likely to face charges this week as prosecutors turn their focus to bankers and wealthy clients.

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