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September 2009

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IRS Uses UBS Swiss Bank Account to Nail California Man with Tax Fraud

In February 2009, UBS AG, Switzerland’s largest bank, agreed to provide the United States government with the identities and account information of certain U.S. customers to defer prosecution on charges that the bank conspired to defraud the United States by impeding the IRS.


On August 14, 2009, John McCarthy of Malibu, California, was charged with one count of willfully failing to file a Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts report.1 Mr. McCarthy agreed to plead guilty to the felony charge, for ... Log in to view full article.

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