During his nine years as an assistant federal prosecutor in New York, Mr. Massey led the prosecution of the Swiss bank Wegelin & Company, which was indicted in February 2012 on charges of helping United States citizens hide more than $1.2 billion from the Internal Revenue Service. The private bank pleaded guilty this year to a tax evasion conspiracy charge and paid $74 million and fines and restitution.David's bio information on the law firm website is here. The firm's main webpage is here.
Friday, December 13, 2013
David Massey, Former USAO SDNY on Offshore Bank Prosecutions, Moves to Law Firm (12/13/13)
David B. Massey, a prosecutor, heavily involved in the prosecution of Swiss banks (including Wegelin) and bankers has left USAO SDNY to join Richards Kibbe & Orbe. See Matthew Goldstein, Prosecutor Who Oversaw Swiss Bank Case Moves to Private Practice (NYT DealBook 12/12/13), here. Key excerpts: