Ex-Severstal Exec Hit With Tax Charges Over UBS Accounts

Law360, New York (March 24, 2014, 2:19 PM EDT) -- A former executive of Severstal Inc., a subsidiary of Russia's largest steel producer, has been indicted in Missouri federal court on charges he hid up to $7.5 million in UBS AG Swiss bank accounts in order to avoid U.S. taxes, federal prosecutors said Friday.

Victor Lipukhin, a Russian citizen and former U.S. permanent resident, was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for one count of attempting to interfere with the administration of the internal revenue laws and three counts of making and subscribing a false...
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