Sens. Urge DOJ To Seek Extraditions For Swiss Tax Evasion

Law360, Washington (March 18, 2014, 7:23 PM EDT) -- Sens. Carl Levin, D-Mich., and John McCain, R-Ariz., on Tuesday pushed the U.S. Department of Justice to seek extradition for Swiss bankers charged with aiding U.S. tax evasion, arguing that the DOJ has not been aggressive enough in going after those foreign nationals.

In a letter addressed to Deputy U.S. Attorney General James Cole, the senators urged a change to the DOJ’s policy of declining to seek extradition for Swiss citizens charged with tax evasion-related offenses in the U.S., purportedly because it believes the Swiss government...
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