Tax evasion

March 06, 2019 - 2:27 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former executive with a longtime city of Atlanta vendor gave bribes to the city's former chief procurement officer to get work. A 51-count indictment against Lohrasb "Jeff" Jafari was unsealed Wednesday and includes charges of bribery, tax evasion and money...
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March 05, 2019 - 11:54 am
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Nigerian man has been sentenced to time served and now faces deportation for tricking school districts into sending him the personal information of workers that he then used to file fraudulent tax returns. Federal prosecutors say 36-year-old Olukayode Ibrahim Lawal, who...
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February 26, 2019 - 2:58 pm
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — State authorities say a South Carolina business owner has been accused of avoiding paying more than $100,000 in sales taxes. News outlets cite a statement from the South Carolina Department of Revenue as saying that 41-year-old Rakesh Ratilal Patel was arrested Tuesday. He was...
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Former CEO of Global Wealth Management and Business Banking at UBS AG Raoul Weil leaves the Paris courthouse in Paris, France, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
February 20, 2019 - 2:11 pm
PARIS (AP) — A French court ordered Switzerland's largest bank, UBS, to pay 4.5 billion euros ($5.1 billion) in fines and damages for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities, sending a stern warning to tax dodgers and the banks that aid them. The Paris court convicted Zurich-based UBS...
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February 20, 2019 - 8:08 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Swiss bank UBS in France (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4.2 billion) in fines for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities. The criminal court convicted UBS on Wednesday of...
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Two-time Stanley Cup winner Pavel Datsyuk of SKA St. Petersburg, right, and Yevgeni Medvedev of Avangard Omsk help former Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho, center, to get up after falling down making the first puck drop at Monday's Kontinental Hockey League game between Avangard Omsk and SKA St. Petersburg in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. Former Manchester United coach has ceremonially opened an ice hockey game in Russia _ and promptly fallen on the ice. (AP Photo/Dmitry Golubovich)
February 05, 2019 - 7:36 am
MADRID (AP) — Former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho received a one-year suspended sentence after reaching a guilty plea for tax fraud in Spain on Tuesday. Mourinho will not have to serve time after admitting he defrauded Spanish authorities in 2011 and 2012. Sentences for two years or less for...
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January 29, 2019 - 5:58 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A former North Carolina minister has been sentenced to five years in prison for failing to pay taxes and assisting in the filing of false tax returns. Andrew Murray, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, announced that 51-year-old William Todd Coontz of...
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Cristiano Ronaldo arrives at the court in Madrid on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to plead guilty to tax fraud. The Juventus forward arrived in a black van, walked up some stairs leading to the court house and stopped to sign an autograph. The charges stem from his days at Real Madrid. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
January 22, 2019 - 7:22 am
MADRID (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo smiled broadly after leaving court Tuesday despite the unwanted trip back to Madrid to plead guilty to tax fraud. The Juventus forward, who was facing charges stemming from his days at Real Madrid, spent about 45 minutes in court to sign an agreement which cost him...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2018 file photo, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow. Veselnitskaya, who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump's election campaign, was charged with obstruction of justice Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in an unrelated case. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov, File)
January 09, 2019 - 8:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian lawyer at the heart of the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump's election campaign and Russia has rejected the U.S. charges leveled against her. Natalya Veselnitskaya, who attended the 2016 Trump Tower meeting that is a focus of the U.S...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2018 file photo, Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow. Veselnitskaya, who became a focal point of the investigation into whether there was collusion between Russians and President Donald Trump's election campaign, was charged with obstruction of justice Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, in an unrelated case. (AP Photo/Dmitry Serebryakov, File)
January 08, 2019 - 3:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Russian lawyer who attended the Trump Tower meeting that is a focus of the special counsel's investigation into possible collusion was charged with obstructing an unrelated tax-fraud case, federal prosecutors in New York said Tuesday. Natalya Veselnitskaya was indicted on one...
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