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2009-05-01 06:39:59

Swiss financial giant UBS, defending itself in a tax-evasion investigation, refused an IRS request to provide names of U.S. customers holding offshore accounts. In rejecting the request, UBS officials told a U.S.

2009-04-21 16:53:00

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal grand jury has returned an 18-count superseding indictment charging Thomas E. Parenteau of Columbus, Ohio; Dennis G.

2009-04-17 15:35:36

Former Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves was one of three people acquitted Friday in a federal trial on tax evasion charges, The Miami Herald said. Castroneves and his sister, Katiucia, had been accused in a federal indictment of failing to report over $5 million in income to the Internal Revenue Service, while Alan R.

2009-03-27 10:08:20

Swiss Bankers Association Chairman Pierre Mirabaud called international efforts to rein in tax evaders with foreign accounts an economic war. We have been very successful and we are making many of our competitors jealous.

2009-03-02 15:27:05

A tax evasion trial for two-time Indy 500 winner Helio Castroneves of Brazil began Monday in Miami. Castroneves, his sister, Katiucia Castroneves and attorney Alan Miller are charged with forming a conspiracy to evade paying taxes on more than $5 million of the racer's income earned from driving and licensing agreement with the Penske Team, The Miami Herald reported.

2009-02-16 09:55:02

A tax evasion investigation in Japan widened to include the possibility of firms receiving kickbacks for securing construction project contracts, sources said. Norihisa Oga, president of consulting firm Daiko, allegedly received tens of million of yen from Nishimatsu Construction Co.

2009-02-12 15:28:56

A federal judge in Los Angeles has released Girls Gone Wild video entrepreneur Joe Francis from house arrest and delayed his trial on tax evasion charges. U.S. District Judge S.

2009-02-09 14:20:26

Japanese prosecutors arrested five people Monday allegedly involved in a tax evasion scheme worth $3.1 million. Those arrested included Hideo Namba, president of Naniwa Consultants International Co., Kyodo news reported Monday. Norihisa Oga, president of consulting firm Daiko, was also involved in the scheme, prosecutors allege. Allegedly, Daiko hid $10.5 million of income, including money the company received from commissions from Kajima Corp, involving construction projects at Cannon Inc.


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