As far as reputation, the United States lost some gloss this year.  A non-governmental organization (NGO) that combats global corruption ranked the US six spots lower in their annual Corruption Perceptions Index.

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Described as a doyenne of the New York art scene, gallery owner Mary Boone intends to ask for leniency after pleading guilty to allegations of tax crime that were the result of an IRS criminal tax investigation.

 

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German investigators descended on the headquarters of Deutsche Bank in Frankfurt, Germany, in late November, a devastating setback to an institution struggling to reset after years of fines and bad press over financial misconduct.

 

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The Panama Papers leak has yielded its first criminal indictment in the United States.

 

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As the federal government struggles its way out of the longest shutdown in history, there are probably not too many tears shed for the once mighty Internal Revenue Service (IRS).  Yet on both sides of the aisle, there may be concern for the growing...

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In early December, the British Immigration Minister announced the Tier 1 visa program would be halted on December 7, 2018, to be followed by an audit into allegations of money laundering and tax fraud.  By mid-December, the Home Office had reversed...

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A high-flying bio-tech investment advisor will report to prison in March, 2019, to serve a 30-month sentence.

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What do maritime flags and the expensive purchase of citizenship have in common?  Oftentimes, tax fraud.

 

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Taking a fresh swipe at transnational tax crime, the Joint Chiefs of Global Tax Enforcement (J5) recently announced a crackdown on enablers of global tax fraud and the inappropriate use of cryptocurrencies.

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Making focused use of diminishing resources, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced five additional compliance targets.

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