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April 8, 9:10 PM
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'Panama Papers' trial to begin eight years after tax evasion scandal - Raw Story

'Panama Papers' trial to begin eight years after tax evasion scandal - Raw Story | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Twenty-seven people are set to go on trial on Monday for money laundering in connection with the "Panama Papers" tax evasion scandal, which revealed how many of the world's wealthy stashed assets in offshore companies. The 2016 revelations rocked governments, exposed high-profile personalities...

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February 27, 12:44 PM
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Tax evasion by wealthiest Americans tops $150 billion a year: IRS - CNBC.com

Tax evasion by wealthiest Americans tops $150 billion a year: IRS - CNBC.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The IRS, with billions of dollars in new funding from Congress, has launched a sweeping crackdown on wealthy individuals, partnerships and large companies.

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April 5, 2023 9:54 PM
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Former City Treasurer Indicted for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, and Tax Evasion | USAO-AK | Department of Justice

Former City Treasurer Indicted for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, and Tax Evasion | USAO-AK | Department of Justice | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

ANCHORAGE – A former city treasurer was arrested this week after a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging him with wire fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion.

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February 11, 2023 3:28 PM
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How the Wealthy Sidestep “Wash Sale” Ban to Reap Tax Savings — ProPublica.org

How the Wealthy Sidestep “Wash Sale” Ban to Reap Tax Savings — ProPublica.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Congress outlawed tax deductions on “wash sales” in 1921, but Goldman Sachs and others have helped billionaires like Steve Ballmer see huge tax savings by selling stocks for a loss and then replacing them with nearly identical investments.

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January 17, 2023 10:34 PM
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Todd And Julie Chrisley Report To Prison To Begin Sentences For Fraud, Tax Evasion Convictions - IBTimes.com

Todd And Julie Chrisley Report To Prison To Begin Sentences For Fraud, Tax Evasion Convictions - IBTimes.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Todd Chrisley was ordered to spend 12 years in federal prison, while Julie Chrisley is set to serve to seven years.

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December 31, 2022 12:25 PM
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Trump was forced to pay $8 million more in taxes — by a provision of his own tax cut bill: report - RawStory.com

Trump was forced to pay $8 million more in taxes — by a provision of his own tax cut bill: report - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On Friday, The New York Times reported that former President Donald Trump's tax returns suggest he was on the hook for over $8 million extra in taxes — thanks to a provision from his own Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

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November 22, 2022 9:28 PM
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'Chrisley Knows Best' reality stars sentenced for tax evasion: report - RawStory.com

'Chrisley Knows Best' reality stars sentenced for tax evasion: report - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On Monday, The Daily Beast reported that Todd and Julie Chrisley, the stars of the reality TV series "Chrisley Knows Best," have been sentenced for their involvement in a federal tax fraud scheme.

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August 24, 2022 7:22 PM
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Wilmington Daycare Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion | USAO-DE | Department of Justice

Wilmington Daycare Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion | USAO-DE | Department of Justice | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office District of Delaware FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 24, 2022 Wilmington Daycare Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

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December 9, 2021 11:24 PM
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Taylor Energy billionaire used oil spill cleanup to avoid taxes for over a decade – Newsdesk.io

Taylor Energy billionaire used oil spill cleanup to avoid taxes for over a decade – Newsdesk.io | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

If you guessed $1 billion multiplied by zero, you are correct! Ms. Phyllis Taylor has reportedly paid $0 in income tax while pulling in almost half a billion dollars in income between 2004 and 2018.

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July 21, 2020 5:35 PM
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Taxman targets private school parents paying schools fees of up to $100,000 from secret offshore accounts - Daily Mail Online

Taxman targets private school parents paying schools fees of up to $100,000 from secret offshore accounts - Daily Mail Online | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
Parents sending their children to some of Australia's most expensive private schools could be investigated by the Australian Tax Office for paying tuition fees from off-shore bank accounts.
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March 22, 6:39 PM
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Rodney King lawyer charged with tax evasion in Los Angeles - Reuters.com

Rodney King lawyer charged with tax evasion in Los Angeles - Reuters.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A lawyer who represented Rodney King after he was beaten by Los Angeles police officers in 1991, setting the stage for the L.A. riots the following year, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for tax evasion and willfully failing to pay more than $2.4 million in taxes, prosecutors said on Friday.

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July 14, 2023 9:38 PM
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Southern District of New York | International Tax Advisor Arrested For Helping To Conceal Over $100 Million Of Income For High-Net-Worth U.S. Taxpayers | United States Department of Justice

Southern District of New York | International Tax Advisor Arrested For Helping To Conceal Over $100 Million Of Income For High-Net-Worth U.S. Taxpayers | United States Department of Justice | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Damian Williams, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Thomas Fattorusso, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), announced the indictment of FRANK BUTSELAAR for participating in a conspiracy to engage in tax fraud over the course of over seven years.

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February 13, 2023 10:05 AM
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Millionaires' tax dodge attempt ended up costing them $3.5 million - RawStory.com

Millionaires' tax dodge attempt ended up costing them $3.5 million - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Republicans have complained that hiring more IRS agents means that more middle-class Americans will end up being audited. The IRS has instead said that they're struggling to go after the wealthiest taxpayers because it means a protracted legal battle and court fees. 

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January 17, 2023 10:36 PM
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Kenmore man convicted of mail fraud and tax evasion for investment scheme - BuffaloNews.com

Kenmore man convicted of mail fraud and tax evasion for investment scheme - BuffaloNews.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

A scammer who cheated his victim out of $95,000 has pleaded guilty to mail fraud and tax evasion, U.S. Attorney Trini E. Ross announced.

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January 4, 2023 8:14 PM
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Former Airline Executive Sentenced To Prison For Willfully Failing To Pay $2.6 Million In Taxes Owed To The IRS | USAO-NV | Department of Justice

Former Airline Executive Sentenced To Prison For Willfully Failing To Pay $2.6 Million In Taxes Owed To The IRS | USAO-NV | Department of Justice | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

LAS VEGAS – A former airline executive was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro to two years in prison after pleading guilty to failing to pay over $2.6 million in employment taxes to the IRS.

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December 31, 2022 12:22 PM
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'Final nail in his coffin': Trump's taxes contain 'powerful evidence of criminal tax evasion' - RawStory.com

'Final nail in his coffin': Trump's taxes contain 'powerful evidence of criminal tax evasion' - RawStory.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

In a column for the Daily Beast, longtime investigative journalist and Donald Trump biographer David Cay Johnston made the case that there is enough evidence of financial fraud in the former president's tax returns from 2015 to 2020 to indict and prosecute him.

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October 12, 2022 5:33 PM
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Former Florida Tech CEO Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion | USAO-MDFL | Department of Justice

Former Florida Tech CEO Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion | USAO-MDFL | Department of Justice | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Jacksonville, FL - A district court judge accepted the guilty plea yesterday of the former CEO of a Jacksonville company who admitted to evading income taxes owed to the IRS based on a fraud he ran on his employer.

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August 17, 2022 5:47 PM
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Court Authorizes Service of John Doe Summons Seeking the Identities of U.S. Taxpayers Who Have Used Cryptocurrency | OPA | Department of Justice

Court Authorizes Service of John Doe Summons Seeking the Identities of U.S. Taxpayers Who Have Used Cryptocurrency | OPA | Department of Justice | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

On Aug. 15, 2022, a federal court in the Central District of California entered an order authorizing the IRS to serve a John Doe summons on SFOX, a cryptocurrency prime dealer headquartered in Los Angeles, California, seeking information about U.S. taxpayers who conducted at least the equivalent of $20,000 in transactions in cryptocurrency during the years 2016 to 2021 with or through SFOX.

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October 2, 2020 11:27 AM
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Trump Claimed at the Debate “You’ll Get to See” His Tax Info. Don’t Hold Your Breath. – MotherJones.com

Trump Claimed at the Debate “You’ll Get to See” His Tax Info. Don’t Hold Your Breath. – MotherJones.com | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it
He said he paid millions in income taxes. Let’s see the proof.
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October 17, 2018 4:21 PM
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The Tax evasion: blacklist of 21 countries with 'golden passport' schemes published - The Guardian

The Tax evasion: blacklist of 21 countries with 'golden passport' schemes published - The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

OECD says schemes selling either residency or citizenship threaten efforts to combat tax evasion

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