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:
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.

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