A former employee of Credit Suisse bank has pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States. Susanne D. Rüegg Meier admitted to a tax scheme that allowed U.S. taxpayers to hide their assets in Swiss bank accounts. The plea agreement states that Credit Suisse went to great lengths to assist their clients in evading […]
A case from a few years ago involving undisclosed Swiss bank accounts demonstrates the pitfalls of failing to disclose foreign financial accounts, as well as what happens when you lie to IRS special agents. A New York resident pleaded guilty to corruptly endeavoring to obstruct and impede an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service after […]
BERN (Reuters) - Switzerland's Federal Intelligence Service was tight-lipped on Tuesday following allegations a Swiss arrested in Germany was working for the agency to expose investigators probing secret bank accounts.
Dutch and British tax authorities have arrested a Dutch man and his British wife, recovering millions of euros in an ongoing tax evasion probe apparently involving Swiss bank accounts, officials said Wednesday. The news came after at...Show More Summary
Swiss bank Credit Suisse has been dragged into yet more tax evasion and money laundering investigations, after a tip-off to Dutch prosecutors about tens of thousands of suspect accounts triggered raids in five countries. CoordinatedShow More Summary
French prosecutors announced on Friday they had opened an investigation into Swiss bank accounts that were not declared to France’s tax authorities.
Credit Suisse has confirmed that the Swiss bank, some of its employees and hundreds of account holders are the subjects of a major tax evasion probe launched in UK, France, Australia, Germany and the Netherlands, setting back Swiss attempts...Show More Summary
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch prosecutors said on Friday they had launched an international hunt for people seeking to hide assets and evade taxes after receiving a tip-off about undisclosed accounts at a Swiss bank.
Madrid (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo declared income of over 225 million euros in 2015, including 20 million euros held in 22 Swiss bank accounts, a Spanish newspaper reported Sunday as the Real Madrid star battles accusations of tax evasion. Show More Summary
If you don't have access to a Swiss bank account, you will soon be able to keep your currency secure by instead buying some Bitcoin at any Swiss railway station. The cryptocurrency will be available for purchase at all Swiss FederalShow More Summary
A French court on Friday ordered Le Monde newspaper to pay damages to US film star John Malkovich over a story falsely claiming he had a hidden Swiss bank account.
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French tax authorities have asked Switzerland to hand over client information for some 45,000 bank accounts as part of a probe into alleged tax fraud, Le Parisien daily said Monday.
Eduardo Cunha faces possible arrest after losing his congressional immunity for lying about secret Swiss bank accounts.
BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil's lower house of Congress voted on Monday to strip former speaker Eduardo Cunha of his seat and ban him from politics for eight years for lying about bank accounts he held in Switzerland.
Lacy Doyle allegedly opened a Swiss bank account to steer a majority of the $4 million she inherited from her father.
By John Miller ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland said it plans to give information to U.S. tax authorities about accounts at HSBC Holdings Plc's Swiss private bank, as part of a U.S. investigation into tax evasion. HSBC's Swiss unit has...Show More Summary
In the light of the brewing war between Apple and the FBI, President Barack Obama cautioned in his keynote at SXSW that no one should take an absolutist position on the debate between privacy and public safety. His key argument centered...Show More Summary
Two Cayman Island financial institutions have plead guilty to tax evasion, following the path of Swiss banks as the U.S. continues its aggressive worldwide tax enforcement.
The Swiss bank is cutting the level of annual bonuses it defers. After the 2008 crisis, regulators delayed variable compensation to improve accountability, leaving lenders with higher fixed costs and grumpy staff. Trouble is, ditching deferrals entirely doesn’t look practical.