Feds Lose Tax Evasion Evidence Bid In KPMG Suit

Law360, New York (October 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New York federal judge has denied the government's request to introduce purported evidence of tax evasion by three former KPMG executives and an ex-Sidley Austin LLP attorney in what has been deemed the largest criminal tax case in U.S. history. The evidence concerns conduct for which the four have not been charged.

Judge Lewis A. Kaplan ruled on Friday that prosecutors could not introduce purported evidence of tax shelters, side payments and personal tax evasion in a trial against attorney Raymond J. Ruble and ex-KPMG...
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