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FATCA conviction will be first of many, lawyers say

By Waithera Junghae

18 September 2018

FATCA conviction will be first of many, lawyers say New York istock.com/FlippoBacci

Two former DOJ tax division officials have said that the US’s first-ever conviction under a 2010 law designed to curb tax evasion is a firm indicator of the authority’s readiness to invest resources in such cases.