The former top U.S. tax prosecutor who helped secure $2.6 billion in penalties and a guilty plea from Credit Suisse AG on charges the Swiss bank helped Americans hide money overseas, joined the law firm DLA Piper, the firm said on Thursday.
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In an interview, Keneally said she expected the Justice Department to use more of the information it received through the program to pursue enforcement actions against banks in other parts of the world, which took the offshore accounts once they left Switzerland.
Prosecutors have brought cases involving secret accounts in India, Israel, and elsewhere.
"The Swiss bank program was designed to get information from the banks about where else in the world the money went," Keneally said.
"I think what you will see next is the department using the information they are getting from Swiss banks for a greater global expansion of enforcement," she said.