Latest Tax evasion News

Woman accused of stealing $1 million from MN employer

Sep. 27, 2022 11:36 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A federal indictment accuses a California woman of stealing more than $1 million from her employer while working for a Minnesota property management company. Mai Houa Xiong, 47, who now lives in Fresno, California, has been indicted by a grand jury in...

Pop singer Shakira to face trial over tax fraud in Spain

Sep. 27, 2022 08:06 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A Spanish judge on Tuesday approved a trial for Colombian pop singer Shakira on charges of tax fraud. Spanish prosecutors accused the entertainer in 2018 of failing to pay 14.5 million euros ($13.9 million) in taxes on income earned between 2012 and 2014....

He's back: Italy's Berlusconi wins Senate seat after tax ban

Sep. 27, 2022 06:44 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Just in time to celebrate his 86th birthday, former Italian premier Silvio Berlusconi is making his return to Italy's parliament, winning a seat in the Senate nearly a decade after being banned from holding public office over a tax fraud conviction. Berlusconi, who has...

NY probe found potential crimes. Why isn't Trump in cuffs?

Sep. 22, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general says her three-year investigation of former President Donald Trump uncovered potential crimes in the way he ran his real estate empire, including allegations of bank and insurance fraud. So why isn’t Trump being prosecuted? ...

Dubai court orders man to pay $1.25B to Denmark in tax case

Sep. 16, 2022 07:01 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A British man accused by Denmark of masterminding a $1.7 billion tax fraud has been ordered by a Dubai court to pay Copenhagen's tax authority $1.25 billion, court filings seen Friday show, just days after another Dubai court rejected an extradition order for...

Prosecutor insists yoga business founder is a risk to flee

Aug. 31, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A prosecutor argued Wednesday that an international yoga business founder arrested on tax charges has a history of arrests, and is a flight risk and danger to prospective witnesses in the case against him, but a judge disagreed with a request to confine the man to his Washington...

German prosecutors search JPMorgan offices in tax probe

Aug. 31, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors have raided the office of JPMorgan Chase & Co. in Frankfurt as part of a broader tax evasion investigation targeting numerous banks in Germany and beyond. Cologne prosecutors said Wednesday that dozens of investigators began searching the...

3 arrested in Washington State in yoga tax fraud case

Aug. 24, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Three leaders of a multimillion dollar international yoga network that promoted itself as “Yoga to the People” before closing down amid published reports that it operated like a cult were arrested Wednesday in Washington State for failing to pay federal taxes while they lived...

Tennessee drug abuse group leader sentenced for embezzlement

Aug. 23, 2022 04:11 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The former director of a Tennessee drug abuse prevention group was sentenced Friday to 15 months in prison for using the nonprofit's money to buy an automobile, renovate his home and pay personal bills. Beginning in 2014, Patrick Martin of Gainesboro...

New claims against ex-Miami congressman hired by Venezuela

Aug. 20, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — A former Miami congressman who signed a $50 million consulting contract with Venezuela's socialist government not only did no apparent work, but also channeled a large chunk of the money to a yacht company on behalf of a fugitive billionaire, according to new allegations in a civil...