Tax Evader Outed In $780M UBS Deal Goes Free

Law360, Miami (April 25, 2013, 6:55 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge on Thursday sentenced a former UBS account holder whose name the bank disclosed to U.S. authorities as part of a $780 million tax evasion settlement to one year of probation before revoking it seconds later and chastising the prosecution.

U.S. District Judge Kenneth L. Ryskamp terminated Mary Estelle Curran's sentence five seconds after handing it down, according to Curran's attorney Nathan Hochman of Bingham McCutchen LLP.

“In my 25 years of practice as both a prosecutor and defense attorney in over 300...
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