January 8, 2019
Tougher Penalties Coming for Individuals in Corporate Corruption and Bribery Cases, Announces Department of Justice

Tougher Penalties Coming for Individuals in Corporate Corruption and Bribery Cases, Announces Department of Justice

On November 29, 2018, Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein appeared at the American Conference Institute’s 35th International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) […]
July 11, 2018
Former Virginia Tech CEO Sentenced to Serve Nearly 2 Years for Employment Tax Crimes

Former Virginia Tech CEO Sentenced to Serve Nearly 2 Years for Employment Tax Crimes

According to a Department of Justice press release, Robert Lewis of Virginia was sentenced to serve 21 months in a federal prison for crimes related to […]
February 20, 2018
Pennsylvania Florists Convicted of Employment Tax Crimes

Pennsylvania Florists Convicted of Employment Tax Crimes

The owners of a Pennsylvania flower business found themselves on the wrong end of a jury trial in federal court last week. According to a Department […]
December 19, 2017
Foreign Account Holders May Be Required to File an FBAR, Form 5471

Foreign Account Holders May Be Required to File an FBAR, Form 5471

Earlier this year, former Trump aide Paul Manafort was indicted with co-defendant Rick Gates on 12 counts of assorted offenses, most of which involve alleged willful […]
November 20, 2017
Taxpayers Beware: DOJ to Continue Investigating Offshore Tax Evasion Through Swiss Bank Program

Taxpayers Beware: DOJ to Continue Investigating Offshore Tax Evasion Through Swiss Bank Program

On August 29, 2013, the Department of Justice (DOJ) introduced its “Swiss Bank Program,” which enables Swiss banks to avoid being prosecuted for helping U.S. persons […]
February 16, 2017
U.S. Owners of Foreign Corporations Faces Tax Penalties Due to Offshore Disclosure Failures, Have Duty to Disclose

U.S. Owners of Foreign Corporations Faces Tax Penalties Due to Offshore Disclosure Failures

While many individuals are now aware that they are obligated to report and make certain disclosures regarding certain offshore accounts, many people do not realize the […]