IRS Seeks Names of Stanford Investors Who May Have Hidden Accounts Overseas

U.S. officials are continuing a crackdown on Americans who evade taxes by hiding assets in offshore accounts, this time going after clients of accused Ponzi scammer Allen Stanford. The Justice Department asked a federal court this week to let investigators seek the identities of individuals who held accounts with Stanford, the same tactic used in the UBS tax case that eventually netted access to names of 4,450 U.S. clients. "This is another crucial step in our ongoing effort to pursue hidden...Full Story
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