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Swiss Banking Executive and Swiss Lawyer Charged with Conspiring to Defraud the United States   no comments

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Defendants Aided Wealthy Americans Conceal Assets in Secret Swiss Bank Accounts

Hansruedi Schumacher and Matthias Rickenbach, both of Switzerland, were indicted today for conspiring to defraud the United States, the Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced. According to the indictment, Schumacher worked as an executive manager at Neue Zuercher Bank (NZB), a Swiss private bank located in Zurich, Switzerland. Rickenbach worked as a Swiss attorney who provided legal advice and services to U.S. clients. Both are alleged to have aided wealthy Americans conceal assets and income in Switzerland from United States authorities.
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Written by writer on August 20th, 2009

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