Ex-Atty Who Used UBS To Duck Taxes Gets 45 Days

Law360, New York (January 20, 2012, 8:34 PM EST) -- An octogenarian ex-attorney who stashed over $26 million in a UBS AG account in Switzerland was sentenced to 45 days in prison for tax evasion Friday in New York federal court.

Kenneth Heller, an 82-year-old disbarred maritime attorney, was also ordered to pay $180,000 in criminal fines for hiding money from a real estate sale in a UBS account he opened in 2006.

Heller is one of a handful of UBS account holders prosecuted in New York for tax evasion after the bank, under pressure from...
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