Thursday, February 25, 2021

tax evasion

Texas billionaire Robert Brockman charged in $2 billion tax evasion case

Robert Brockman, the Houston billionaire and CEO of a software company, has been charged with taking $2 billion through a scheme to evade taxes, hide assets, and launder money, in what federal prosecutors say is the biggest case of...

German soccer federation raided following allegation of tax evasion

The headquarters of the German soccer federation and the private homes of some of its members were searched early Wednesday as part of an investigation into tax evasion. About 200 officers were involved in the raids in the German states...

Swiss firm admits to helping U.S. taxpayers to hide assets in offshore accounts

Strachans SA in Liquidation pleaded guilty yesterday to conspiring with U.S. taxpayers and others to hide income and assets in offshore entities and bank accounts from the IRS, and was sentenced in accordance with the guilty plea, announced Principal...

U.S. DoJ indicts John McAfee for tax evasion

Federal prosecutors unsealed an indictment on Monday against John McAfee, creator of the eponymous anti-virus software, over charges that he evaded taxes and willfully failed to file tax returns. The U.S. Justice Department announced the charges shortly after the Securities...

Former CFO of Boston Grand Prix charged in fraud scheme

The former chief financial officer of the Boston Grand Prix has been charged in a scheme to defraud financing companies who gave him money for ice rink he owned, federal authorities said Tuesday. The U.S. attorney’s office said John F....

Former Bloomberg construction exec pleads guilty to tax evasion

A former construction executive at Bloomberg LLC pleaded guilty Tuesday to evading taxes on more than a million dollars of cash and gifts he received in a years-long bribery scheme, prosecutors said. Anthony Guzzone accepted the bribes from subcontractors while working...

US accountant exposed in Panama Papers gets 3 years in prison

A U.S. accountant who helped American residents evade taxes in a case exposed by the Panama Papers investigation has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. Over a sometimes choppy internet connection on Thursday, federal judge Richard M....

Former Illinois state Sen. Terry Link pleads guilty to tax evasion

Just days after resigning from his legislative seat. former Illinois state Sen. Terry Link on Wednesday pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return, admitting he under-reported his income by tens of thousands of dollars in 2016. According to his...

Credit Suisse accused of aiding 2600 Belgian clients to evade taxes

The federal prosecutor’s office in Brussels has opened a criminal investigation into the Swiss bank Credit Suisse, in particular the dealings of 2,600 Belgian clients suspected of using Swiss bank accounts to evade taxes. “A criminal investigation has been opened...

Illinois State Senator Terry Link charged with tax evasion

A long-serving Illinois state senator from the northern suburbs who sits on a state legislative ethics panel and was a poker-playing buddy of former President Barack Obama was charged by federal authorities Thursday with felony tax evasion. The charge against...

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Santa Ana police officer pleads guilty to accepting $128,000 in bribes

A Santa Ana police officer admitted Wednesday, Feb. 24, to accepting $128,000 in bribes in exchange for keeping law...
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