Topic: Tax evasion

Credit Suisse helped wealthy Americans evade taxes, Senate committee says

The Swiss bank violated the terms of a 2014 plea deal with the DOJ by concealing hundreds of millions of dollars in offshore accounts belonging to extraordinarily wealthy US nationals.

30 March 2023

HMRC investigating nine cases of failure to prevent tax evasion

The UK’s tax agency has opened nine investigations into businesses suspected of failing to prevent tax evasion and is considering opening up to 26 more.

27 January 2023

France secures another tax fraud settlement

The €22.4 million settlement between the PNF and medical diagnostics company Unilabs France marks the third settlement the agency agreed in 2022 related to alleged tax offences.

09 January 2023

German tax lawyer sentenced over cum-ex scheme

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Germany

A court in Germany has sentenced veteran tax lawyer Hanno Berger to eight years in prison for participating in a cum-ex fraud scheme that allegedly cost the country’s treasury hundreds of millions of euros.

14 December 2022

IRS takes on sanctions work

The US tax agency has identified 50 people and companies as possible targets for “sanctions-related enforcement” since March.

04 November 2022

Credit Suisse reaches settlement in France over alleged tax fraud

Featured in Investigator's Guide to France

Swiss lender Credit Suisse will pay €238 million to settle an investigation by French prosecutors into alleged tax fraud.

24 October 2022

German authorities raid Deutsche Bank again in cum-ex investigation

19 October 2022

Counsel Watch: Ecclestone recruits experienced legal team for UK fraud charges

In the latest counsel watch, the former CEO of Formula One has turned to one of London’s most in-demand barristers in a high-profile tax fraud case, and betting company Entain hired a boutique firm to help it settle an anti-money laundering compliance investigation.

25 August 2022

Ex-Formula One boss denies tax fraud

British businessman Bernie Ecclestone has denied trying to conceal his ownership of an offshore trust in Singapore from the UK tax agency.

22 August 2022

FT: Deutsche Bank broke its own tax fraud rules during cum-ex scandal

01 August 2022

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