Argentine Judge Revives Exxon Mobil Tax Case

Law360, New York (December 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A judge in Argentina has breathed new life into a judicial probe of Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Argentine unit for alleged tax evasion, which may delay the sale of the subsidiary, a financial daily in the country reported.

The news service, El Cronista, said that Judge Federico Faggionato Marquez will revive the case this month by calling in customs officials.

The case relates to allegations brought in 2003 that Essso Petrolera Argentina SA had not paid around $30 million in import duties on crude oil that allegedly...
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