Private Swiss bank reveals U.S. Department of Justice investigation

Posted on September 12th, 2013 by projectcounsel

Swiss bank investigation

 

Yet another Swiss bank has revealed a U.S. Department of Justice investigation, part of the DOJ’s continuing push to track down U.S. citizens who are using foreign bank accounts to evade taxes. The following comes from law360.com:

 

12 September 2013 – The U.S. Department of Justice has opened an investigation into Swiss private bank Rahn & Bodmer Co.’s relationships with American clients as it continues its push to track down U.S. citizens who…

 

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But as the Financial Times pointed out “the prospect of being frogmarched through parliament by a deputy sergeant at arms with a ceremonial sword may be…

 
 
 

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