The Wall Street Journal Speaks to Mark Matthews on Former Swiss Banker Hiding Own Accounts

The Wall Street Journal

Mark E. Matthews spoke with The Wall Street Journal concerning Pius Kampfen, a retired Swiss banker who failed to report his own offshore accounts in Switzerland.  Mr. Kampfen plead guilty and has to pay a $1.5 million penalty.  Please visit The Wall Street Journal's website to get the full story.

Excerpt taken from the article.

Mark Matthews, a former top official at both the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice who is now at the law firm Caplin & Drysdale in Washington, said that U.S. officials have been aggressively pursuing Swiss bank officials who have aided evasion by U.S. taxpayers.

"In this case, they appear to have found a former Swiss bank official hiding his own accounts," he said.



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