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Questo articolo è stato pubblicato il 31 gennaio 2012 alle ore 19:55.


UBS Clients
Sept. 21, 2010 — Jules Robbins, of New York, N.Y., who owned and operated watch distribution companies, was sentenced to one year probation and ordered to pay a civil FBAR penalty of $20.8 million. Robbins set up a sham Hong Kong corporation which was listed as the holder of an UBS account in an effort to conceal his income from the IRS. This account and Robbins' other offshore accounts collectively contained almost $42 million in unreported income Jan. 11,

April 15, 2010 — In Manhattan, N.Y., seven UBS clients were indicted for collectively hiding over $100 million in secret Swiss bank accounts. Two of these individuals, Jules Robbins and Federico Hernandez, pleaded guilty and agreed to pay civil penalties of $20.8 million and $4.4 million, respectively. The remaining indicted clients were Kenneth Heller, Sybil Nancy Upham, Richard Werdiger, Ernest Vogliano and Shmuel Sternfeld.

2012 — Michael Reiss, a doctor, professor and medical researcher, was sentenced to eight months in a community confinement center for failing to file Reports of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) with the IRS. Reiss pleaded guilty in August 2011 and agreed to pay back taxes of at least $400,000 and to pay a civil penalty of over $1.2 million.

Dec. 7, 2011 — Amir Zavieh, of San Francisco, Calif., was indicted with conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). According to the indictment, Zavieh concealed a bank account at UBS by placing his domestic assets in the name of a nominee and failing to file income tax returns.

Nov. 9, 2011 — Robert E. Greeley, of San Francisco, was sentenced to three years probation and ordered to pay $16,869 in restitution to the IRS. In addition, Greeley will pay over $6.8 million in civil penalties and interest. Greeley pleaded guilty in August 2011 to charges of filing a false federal income tax return. He concealed more than $13 million in two bank accounts he held with UBS AG.

Nov. 9, 2011 — Richard Werdiger, of Purchase, N.Y., was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for conspiring to defraud the IRS by hiding more than $7.1 million at UBS, filing false income tax returns and evading nearly $400,000 in taxes. In addition, Werdiger agreed to pay a civil penalty of over $3.8 million.

Oct. 5, 2011 – Peter Schober, of Boston, Mass., was sentenced to one month in prison and six months of supervised release, of which two months will be served in home confinement. Schober was also ordered to pay $77,870 in restitution and a $777,986 civil penalty. In November 2010, Schober pleaded guilty to willfully failing to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR) concealing over $1 million from the IRS.

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