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Chinese man lied about buying US bank, arrested


June 11th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) A Chinese entrepreneur who fabricated a story about buying a US bank has been arrested on suspicion of tax fraud.Lin Chunping from Wenzhou city was arrested ... Read more...

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My bungas were just clean fun: Berlusconi


April 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi who is accused of having sex with 33 prostitutes has said he will hold his bunga bunga parties again if ... Read more...

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Berlusconi faces witness manipulating charges


April 20th, 2012 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is being investigated by prosecutors over accusations that he induced a witness to lie about alleged sex parties at ... Read more...

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Switzerland says it is ‘not tax haven’


February 16th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Switzerland Thursday dismissed as "uncorroborated" the estimates about the amount of wealth hidden by Indians in foreign banks, days after the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Black money will be brought back: Manmohan


November 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said every effort will be made to bring back black money stashed away abroad and expressed satisfaction the G20 leaders ... Read more...

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We at G20 must tackle tax evasion: Manmohan


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday once again sought the attention of G20 leaders on the issue of illicit money outflows and tax havens and said ... Read more...

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Berlusconi wins confidence vote


October 14th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi won a confidence vote Friday, the 51st since he took office in 2008.Berlusconi's supporters won the vote in the lower ... Read more...

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Berlusconi skips tax fraud hearing


September 27th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 26 (IANS/AKI) Silvio Berlusconi's tax fraud trial involving his media empire was adjourned Monday till Oct 5 after the Italian prime minister and several defence witnesses skipped the ... Read more...

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Indian American couple evade taxes, gave out drugs illegally


August 5th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) An Indian-American couple who operated weight-loss clinics in Indiana faces federal drug and tax evasion charges for allegedly providing prescription weight-loss drugs to patients without performing ... Read more...

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Woman who posed as T.S. Eliot’s daughter jailed for fraud


May 6th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) A 48-year-old woman who pretended to be the twin daughters of American-born English poet T.S. Eliot was jailed for seven years for tax fraud, a media ... Read more...

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China enacts law to exempt 13 crimes from capital punishment


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 2 (ANI): China's newly revised Criminal Law has exempted 13 crimes from the death penalty.The crimes that are no longer punishable by death are mainly financial and non-violent in nature, ... Read more...

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U.S. government seeks names of U.S. residents with HSBC India bank accounts to avoid taxes


April 8th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The United States is seeking an order from a federal court in San Francisco authorizing the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to request information from HSBC Bank USA ... Read more...

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Berlusconi appears in court for fraud, embezzlement case


March 28th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 28 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Monday appeared in a Milan court where he is standing trial for alleged tax fraud and embezzlement linked to the acquisition ... Read more...

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Berlusconi claims he no longer has a cellphone


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Italy's scandal-mired premier Silvio Berlusconi, who currently faces four trials, has told supporters that he gave up his mobile phone to evade police surveillance. "Be aware that your ... Read more...

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Berlusconi back on trial as tax fraud court case resumes


February 28th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi will be put on trial again as tax fraud court case resumes in Italy.It is the first of four upcoming court cases ... Read more...

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US employee alleges large-scale visa fraud at Infosys


February 26th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 26 (IANS) An American employee of Infosys has filed a case against the Indian company accusing it of systematic visa and tax fraud to increase profits.In his 13-page ... Read more...

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China’s revised Criminal Law removes 13 crimes from death penalty list


February 26th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb.26 (ANI): Death penalty for thirteen economic crimes have been eliminated in China's revised Criminal Law.According to the eighth Amendment in the Criminal Law passed by the Standing Committee of the ... Read more...

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Berlusconi says he isn’t worried about upcoming sex trial


February 17th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 17 (IANS/AKI) Embattled Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he was unperturbed by the approaching trial for his suspected involvement in an underage prostitution case and dismissed political observers who ... Read more...

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Can share Indians’ Swiss bank account details: Envoy


February 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Rohit Vaid New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Switzerland is willing to share information on Indians holding secret bank accounts there as part of New Delhi's effort to bring back an estimated ... Read more...

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Six Indonesian companies involved in $187 million tax fraud


January 15th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indonesian lawmaker on Friday announced that six local companies were involved in an alleged $187 million tax fraud, the Jakarta Globe reported.Markus Melkias Mekeng, member of ... Read more...

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Italy’s apex court overturns law on Berlusconi immunity


January 14th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 14 (IANS/AKI) In a setback for Silvio Berlusconi, Italy's apex court has struck down a key pillar of a law that gives the Italian prime minister temporary immunity from prosecution ... Read more...

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Russian tycoon gets additional six years in jail


December 31st, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec. 31 (ANI): Jailed Russian oil tycoon Mikhail B. Khodorkovsky has been sentenced to an additional six years in prison for what appears to be his continued opposition to Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Grameen Bank denies diverting millions of aid money to other projects


December 4th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Dec 4 (ANI): Bangladeshi micro-credit pioneer Grameen Bank's Muhammad Yunus has described allegations of diverting millions of dollars of aid money from the bank, as "total fabrication and baseless."The BBC quoted ... Read more...

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Grameen Bank founder accused of diverting millions of dollars of aid to other projects


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Dec 3 (ANI): Muhammad Yunus, the Bangladeshi economist and the founder of Grameen Bank who received the Nobel Prize for Peace in 2006, has been accused of diverting millions of dollars ... Read more...

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Berlusconi calls for sobriety


November 24th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 24 (IANS/AKI) Italy's embattled Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Tuesday called for "sobriety" and urged politicians to show "a sense of responsibility". The flamboyant premier has recently been embroiled in a ... Read more...

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D&G bosses accused of tax fraud


November 22nd, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Executives at Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana are facing trial over allegations that the company has failed to pay more than a billion dollars in taxes.Officials ... Read more...

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Berlusconi, son face tax-evasion probe


October 16th, 2010 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 16 (IANS/AKI) Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's lawyer has dismissed reports that the premier and his son Piersilvio are targets of a fresh tax-evasion probe related to the family-controlled media ... Read more...

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Oz court grants ’spousal privilege’ right to businessman’s wife to avoid cross-examination


July 19th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, July 19 (ANI): An Australian federal court has granted the 'spousal privilege' right to avoid cross examination by the Crime Commission, to the wife of a Gold Coast businessman accused of ... Read more...

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Sean Connery and Wife Investigated for Tax Fraud


July 16th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sean Connery, Oscar winning actor who has starred in everything from “James Bond” movies to ‘A League of Extraordinary Gentleman’ and many things in between, is being investigated, ... Read more...

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Sean Connery being investigated for tax fraud


July 16th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bahamas, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that the James Bond star – Sean Connery is being investigated for tax fraud. And he is not directly linked to the tax fraud, ... Read more...

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Italy identifies over 6,000 tax frauds


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Rome, April 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy has identified 6,100 people involved in tax fraud and are suspected of transferring at least 2.7 billion euros ($3.6 billion) to offshore accounts in 2009, a ... Read more...

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Georgia financial service company sued by the U.S. for fraudulent tax preparation scheme


April 16th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) – A financial service company in Georgia is being sued by the United States, prosecutors said Friday.Saloum A. Njie and his company, MIAAS Associates LLC (MIAAS), have allegedly ... Read more...

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Broward County, FL man indicted in tax fraud scheme


March 17th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) – A resident of Broward County, Florida, was indicted on tax and false securities charges on Tuesday, prosecutors announced.Michael D. Beiter Jr. was charged with corruptly impeding the ... Read more...

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U.S. Department of Justice sues Huntington Beach, CA business for $15 million tax fraud scheme


March 17th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. sued a father and his two sons for allegedly scheming a multi-million dollar tax fraud in California, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday.Alexander Adams and ... Read more...

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Berlusconi to duck corruption trial by claiming he is too busy to attend hearing


March 12th, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 12 (ANI): Italian parliament has provided a new escape route to corruption-accused Silvio Berlusconi by passing a new law that allows the Prime Minister to claim he is too busy ... Read more...

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