Pension Plans Slam Scant Evidence In $2B Danish Tax Suit

By Bonnie Eslinger (February 5, 2020, 4:25 PM GMT) -- Two men accused of participating in a massive $2 billion tax reimbursement scheme that defrauded Denmark argued to an English court that the Scandinavian country's tax authority had little detail to back up conspiracy and fraud allegations based "largely on inferences."

In newly-posted defense filings, Daniel Fletcher, Jonathan Godson and the pension plans they served as officers or trustees for denied being party to a "grand conspiracy" that sought to defraud the Danish tax authority known as Skatteforvaltningen, or SKAT.

Further, they say, the conspiracy and fraud allegations submitted to the court by SKAT don't have enough detail to support them. In trying...

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