The long reach of the Panama Papers document leak toppled another executive after international tax fraud and money laundering allegations came to light.

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You may have “forgotten” to file a Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report (FBAR).  Maybe you forgot for several years.  You knew about the requirement, but didn’t like the idea, and you failed to alert your accountant to your offshore tax...

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A recent legal case profiles the determination of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to pursue and collect on tax fraudsters and those who do not report offshore tax holdings.

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Admitting it advised and helped its clients avoid paying US taxes, Israeli bank Mizrahi-Tefahot agreed to pay $195 million as part of a deferred prosecution agreement.

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Criminal tax investigations are often aimed at business owners or C-suite executives.  Just as often, it is the rank-and-file who perpetrate tax fraud.

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The latest arrest in the international investigation of corruption involving Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras has led to a guilty plea.

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On the local and global stage, celebrities and high-asset persons turn up in headlines for alleged tax fraud. In Spain, Shakira is facing allegations that she failed to pay more than $16 million in taxes.

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Move over Trinidad, the United States of America has joined the European blacklist for its lax tax reporting and jurisdictional tax opacity.

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A French court recently pounded Swiss financial giant UBS Group with a record high fine and penalty after finding the entity sought and then helped clients stash their unreported cash in Swiss accounts to avoid paying French taxes.

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A former Swiss banker faces a life in exile after conviction on charges of commercial espionage after he reportedly sold details about German tax evaders to government officials.

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