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4 January 2013

Swiss bank Wegelin to close after US tax evasion fine

Author: BBC

Switzerland's oldest bank is to close permanently after pleading guilty in a New York court to helping Americans evade their taxes. Wegelin, which was established in 1741, has also agreed to pay $57.8m…in fines to US authorities. It said that once...

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16 February 2012

Oldest Swiss private bank is newest U.S. target

Author: Martin de Sa'Pinto and Lynnley Browning, Reuters

...[At the beginning of February] the U.S. Justice Department, acting on plans it had been making for weeks, indicted the 270-year-old bank on charges of enabling wealthy Americans to evade taxes on at least $1.2 billion from 2002 through last year.....

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