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Ubs Tax Fraud

79-Year-Old Woman Facing Prison Time Over Tax Evasion

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2013 | Business

By Lynnley Browning Jan 8 (Reuters) - A 79-year-old Florida woman pleaded guilty on Tuesday to criminal charges of tax evasion through...

Tax Evasion Whistleblower To Get Some Money For His Troubles

Reuters | Posted 11.11.2012 | Business

Sept 11 (Reuters) - U.S. tax authorities have awarded $104 million to a whistleblower in a major tax fraud case against Swiss bank UBS AG that widen...

Whistleblower Birkenfeld Asks Obama For Pardon

bloomberg.com | David Voreacos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Birkenfeld, 45, has asked President Barack Obama to commute a 40-month term he began in January at Schuylkill Federal Correctional Institution for his...

Switzerland Approves Deal With U.S. To Help Catch Tax Cheats

AP | ELIANE ENGELER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — The Swiss parliament on Tuesday approved a treaty with the United States that will hand thousands of files on suspected tax cheats to U...

Swiss Lawmakers Reject Deal With U.S. In UBS Tax Row

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

GENEVA — Switzerland's effort to end a tax-evasion dispute with Washington hit a major setback Tuesday when lawmakers blocked a treaty that woul...

UBS Client Appeals wins appeal against data handover

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ZURICH, Jan 22 (Reuters) - A client of Swiss bank UBS (UBS.N)(UBSN.VX) won an appeal to prevent her account data being handed over to U.S. authorities...

Bradley Birkenfeld: UBS Informant To Begin Prison Sentence Friday (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MIAMI (CURT ANDERSON -- AP) -- A federal judge refused Monday to postpone prison or consider a lighter sentence for a former Swiss banker-turned-infor...

UBS Whisteblower Bradley Birkenfeld's Attorney Decries His Client's Prison Sentence

democracynow.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A former banker for the Swiss giant UBS who blew the whistle on the biggest tax-evasion scheme in US history is preparing to head to prison tomorrow t...

UBS: Revealing Identities Is Illegal

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Switzerland's largest bank accused the US government of ignoring Swiss sovereignty and forcing its employees to break the law. "The IRS petition does...