IRS:CI has a unit that responds to specialized areas of tax crime. The International Tax and Financial Crime (ITFC) group focuses on fraudulent activity involving offshore tax holdings, financial institutions, and foreign bank accounts.

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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has many departments, one of them being the Criminal Investigation (CI) unit. This department serves the U.S. by investigating criminal financial crimes such as tax fraud, money laundering, identity theft scams,...

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Recent media reports about corporations skipping out on their federal tax obligations could not have come at a worse moment. Structured, long-term arrangements whereby multinational companies use offshore tax jurisdictions to reduce or eliminate...

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This month, we bring you number two on the Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-C) list of all-time greats from the year 2020. This story involves global intrigue, offshore tax havens, and hidden foreign bank accounts.

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Seems like a lot of careful planning didn't pan out. After creating an elaborate scheme which involved hiding over $18 million for a client, a Houston, Texas attorney was convicted earlier this Fall of tax evasion, and now faces up to 20 years in...

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Since the summer, we have been following the story of a former IRS attorney who used what he learned on the job to serve his personal interests. But it backfired and he was convicted by a federal jury for 23 years of tax evasion. Well, last month,...

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According to a recent Brookings Institute report based on IRS statistics, tax evasion is responsible for one out of every six federal tax dollars owed but not paid. This has a huge impact on the U.S. economy. Every year, unpaid taxes amount to about...

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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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It's often common practice to take what one learns on the job and apply it to their personal life. However, in a case last month, a former IRS employee and attorney proved he hadn't learned enough, and was convicted, by a federal jury in Nevada, of...

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Despite a summer of political churn surrounding allegations against former campaign advisor Paul Manafort, the case really did turn out to be about taxes.

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