Monday’s Top Stories

December 14th, 2009

Canada’s largest brokerage firm linked to alleged tax-haven scheme
The Globe and Mail, December 14, 2009

Revenue recovers 60% more missing tax
Financial Times, December 14, 2009

David Cameron: We’ll force all MPs to pay UK tax, even Tory treasurer Lord Ashcroft
The Daily Mail, December 14, 2009

Exclusive: IRS hires “hundreds” for new wealth unit
Reuters, December 11, 2009

Greek economy minister urges immediate reforms
AFP, December 13, 2009

Bulgaria’s Finmin: Tax evasion to be punished with imprisonment
Standart News, December 14, 2009

Africa: No Qualms Funding Tax Haven-Tainted Banks
Inter Press Service, December 11, 2009

US judge declares Swiss banker, lawyer fugitives
Associated Press, December 11, 2009

UBS eases international travel restrictions for employees
Press Trust of India, December 13, 2009

U.S. Freezes $2 Billion in Iran Case
Wall Street Journal, December 12, 2009

Symantec wins $545 million decision in federal tax case
MarketWatch, December 11, 2009

Germany, Luxembourg Sign Tax Information Exchange Agreement
Dow Jones Newswires, December 11, 2009

China finds $1.5 billion held by corrupt officials
Associated Press, December 12, 2009

Fraud lawsuit ensnares charities
The Star-Ledger, December 13, 2009

Former NJ Assemblyman Van Pelt indicted for alleged $10K bribes, December 11, 2009

‘Money laundering affects national economy’
The New Nation, December 14, 2009

Josephus Eggelletion pleads guilty to money laundering
The Miami Herald, December 11, 2009

Written by Clark Gascoigne

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