Caught up in the ongoing IRS Swiss Bank Program investigation of undeclared foreign assets, Zurich Life Insurance Company agreed to pay the US $5.1 million to settle claims of offshore tax fraud.

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While tax crimes are committed at all income levels, the media mainly focuses on tax controversies of the rich and famous. Well-known athletes are often rich and famous, ensuring them headlines when facing tax litigation. Soccer players are included.

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Just granted a brief bankruptcy litigation reprieve, the Sackler family is attempting to regroup after being identified as the moving force behind the American opioid epidemic that took approximately 47,000 lives in 2017 alone. On the hot seat for...

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For a specific group of expatriates, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced new procedures for clearing out old tax debt.

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After a series of scandals, about 80 former and current employees of Deutsche Bank AG are being investigated by German prosecutors for tax fraud. Prosecutors have been looking into the activities of some of the biggest players in European and US...

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How much money has been recovered in the 3 years since the Panama Papers story broke? These documents exposed a network of tax havens across 200 countries. When they were released on April 3, 2016, people around the world were shocked to learn about...

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Healthcare is big business—and so is health care fraud.  Just ask a Mississippi woman facing 15 years in prison after admitting to a complicated prescription drug fraud.

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Each year the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) lays out its top 12 worst-of-the-worst scams for the year.  And each year, we take a look at what is catching the attention of our federal tax agency.

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Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker may yet face allegations of tax fraud for what the Chicago Sun Times has referred to as a “Game of Thrones.”

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Despite reduced budget resources and flagging morale, the Internal Revenue Service maintains a keen interest in tax crimes that involve opaque tax havens and money laundering.

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