WikiLeaks’ Release of 2,000 Foreign Bank Accounts to Spell Tax Complications for Undeclared Account Holders
WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The WikiLeaks announcement today that it plans to release information on more than 2,000 international bank accounts threatens to provide the IRS and other tax authorities with the names of persons with undeclared foreign accounts, putting those persons at risk of criminal prosecution. The data was provided by Rudolf Elmer, a former chief …
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Attorney with Fall River office represents Army private jailed in WikiLeaks case
An attorney with law offices on North Main Street gives the city a connection to one of the biggest ongoing international stories: the jailing of Pfc. Bradley Manning on suspicion of leaking U.S. military documents to the website WikiLeaks. David Coombs, who is based in Fall River but travels often for work, is Manning’s attorney.
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Swiss whistleblower detained
Former Swiss banker Rudolf Elmer, who was found guilty of breaching bank secrecy laws over his transfer of client data to the online website Wikileaks, has been remanded in custody, press reports said Sunday.
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