Atty Lands Prison Time For $6.6M Swiss Tax Evasion Scheme

Law360, New York (March 19, 2014, 1:24 PM EDT) -- A California attorney who helped clients hide at least $6.6 million in offshore bank accounts at UBS AG and funneled the money through his attorney trust account has been sentenced to serve 10 months in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday.

Christopher M. Rusch must also serve three years of probation following his prison sentence, which was issued after Rusch, pled guilty in February to conspiracy to defraud the government and failing to file a federal Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report, the Justice...
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