3 Ex-Saab Execs Arrested In Sweden For Tax Evasion

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT) -- Swedish authorities on Monday reportedly arrested three former executives of recently bankrupt Saab Automobile AB, including the carmaker's ex-general counsel, on charges of accounting fraud stemming from purported tax evasion.

The Swedish Economic Crime Authority, or Ekobrottsmyndigheten, took the three into custody over allegations of aggravated tax evasion at Saab from 2010 through 2011, according to Sveriges Radio, Sweden’s public radio station.

Chief Prosecutor Olof Sahlgren said former Saab General Counsel Kristina Geers is among those who were arrested, but declined to name the other two...
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