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2005-08-25 11:28:51

By Antonio de la Jara SANTIAGO, Chile (Reuters) - Former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet has escaped prosecution in hundreds of human rights cases from his 17-year rule but tax crimes investigation may prove to be his downfall, like legendary U.S. gangster Al Capone.

2005-07-11 21:01:39

By Mark Felsenthal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Internal Revenue Service has recovered more than $3.7 billion in unpaid taxes, interest and penalties from users of the illegal "Son of Boss" tax shelter, the agency said on Monday.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.