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