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Bradley Birkenfeld, UBS Tax Cheat Whistleblower, Asks For Pardon From Obama

06/24/2010 01:58 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Birkenfeld, 45, has asked President Barack Obama to commute a 40-month term he began in January at Schuylkill Federal Correctional Institution for his part in the conspiracy. He is seeking payment from the IRS whistleblower program and wants the U.S. Department of Justice to punish prosecutors who wouldn't grant him immunity before his 2008 indictment and guilty plea.

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