Monday’s Top News Stories

August 9th, 2010

Taxman talks to Starbucks over its beans
The Daily Mail, August 8, 2010

Cabinet nod for revised Swiss tax treaty soon: Finmin official
The Economic Tmes, August 8, 2010

India losing over Rs 2,000 cr annually on DTAA with Mauritius
Press Trust of India, August 8, 2010

Bloomberg Office in Profit-Tax Spat
The Moscow Times, August 9, 2010

Plunder raps eyed vs top tax evaders
The Philippine Star, August 9, 2010

Mexico police detain their own commander at gunpoint
BBC News, August 8, 2010

Mexican president calls for nation’s help to curb defiant, violent criminals
The Washington Post, August 8, 2010

Nicaraguan Police Arrest 3 Mexicans Carrying $200,000
Latin American Herald Tribune, August 9, 2010

Macau is potential site for “terrorist financing activities”: US State Department
Macau Business, August 9, 2010

Cyprus’ anti-terror infrastructure ‘weak’ says US
Cyprus Mail, August 7, 2010

IRS urges casinos to report suspicious, big-money players
Las Vegas Sun, August 5, 2010

Saudi Arabia: Suspicious financial dealings under probe
The Saudi Gazette, August 8, 2010

Giffen Pleads Guilty to Tax Violation in Long-Running FCPA Case
Main Justice, August 6, 2010

Thai tobacco officials ‘took B62m bribes’
Bangkok Post, August 8, 2010

Antigraft Units, Backed by U.S., Draw Karzai’s Ire
New York Times, August 7, 2010

Attorney-General: Halliburton Report Ready in 2 Weeks
This Day (Nigeria), August 8, 2010

EFCC, BPP, LCCI lament state of corruption in Nigeria
Business Day (Nigeria), August 9, 2010

Reformers gain a toehold in Nigerian corruption fight
AFP, August 8, 2010

Corruption hurting Taiwan’s democracy: analysts
AFP, August 9, 2010

Don’t write off Silvio Berlusconi just yet
The Daily Telegraph, August 9, 2010

How the Indonesian Taxman Gets Rich by Selling His Services to Corporate Tax Evaders
Jakarta Globe, August, 9, 2010

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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