Friday, July 15, 2011

Another UBS client Pleads Guilty (7/15/11)

Taxpayer: Anton Ginzburg
Banks : UBS AG
Entities: ?
Guilt: By Plea Agreement - failure to file FBAR (maximum incarceration 5 years).
Tax Loss: Not specified in the press release.
FBAR Penalty: $1,552,606.50 (50% of highest amount (which readers will recall is standard for plea deals).
Court: ED NY
Judge: U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Levy

The USAO ED NY press release is here

News Reports:
Thorn Weidlich, Ex-UBS Customer Pleads Guilty to Hiding Swiss Bank Account (Bloomberg 7/14/11)

I will try to get the court documents and supplement this information and the spreadsheet later.  I will also probably post links to other news reports or comments.

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