Credit Suisse was ordered today to pay up for its role in helping U.S. taxpayers evade taxes. The banking giant must pay $1.8 billion to the U.S. by next week. What else does the sentencing mean?
Suspected Nazi war criminals are said to have collected millions in Social Security benefits after fleeing the country. Why? According to one beneficiary’s son, it’s as simple as, “He paid into the system.”
After a judge handed down jail sentences for them both, Teresa and Joe Giudice sat down with Bravo’s Andy Cohen on What Watch Happens Live to talk about what comes next. Teresa claimed, during the interview, that she had no idea that jail was a real possibility. But does her statement make sense?
It’s sentencing day for Teresa and Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice, stars of reality television’s “Real Housewives of New Jersey” – and the result is clearly not what they were hoping for.
Okay, so I’m not really going to tell you how to get away with tax fraud. I don’t have a breathy, dramatic voice, I’m not as cool as Viola Davis and let’s face it, I just can’t pull it off. I have, however, been at this gig for awhile so I have a general idea … Read more
Staggering. That’s how a Manhattan federal judge described the sanctions imposed against Texas businessman Sam Wyly and his deceased brother’s estate today. The brother could expect pay nearly $400 million in civil tax-fraud penalties for their roles in using offshore trusts to evade reporting requirements. The judgment, together with interest, could be one of the … Read more
Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino knows how quickly life can change. On December 3, 2009, more than a million viewers tuned into MTV to watch Sorrentino and seven other cast members spend a summer at the Jersey Shore in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. A half year later, nearly five million viewers watched the premiere of the … Read more
Guilty. That was the plea today from 29 year old Elian Matlovsky of Staten Island, New York. Matlovsky was one of 14 defendants initially charged in a scheme that authorities described as “one of the nation’s largest and longest running stolen identity tax refund fraud schemes.” Under the scheme, Matlovsky and the other defendants are … Read more
Does this face look scary to you? That caption caught my attention, as did the picture of the adorable little girl with the purple bow in her hair. Her face was scarred and her right eye was covered with a bandage, but she was attempting a smile. The picture of the little girl, Victoria Wilcher, … Read more
Of all of the stories that I’ve ever covered over the years, by far the one I’ve received the most questions about after the fact was this one: What ever happened to Paul Daugerdas? I’ve been following the story since 2006 after allegations surfaced that Jenkens Gilchrist might have been involved in offering up some … Read more