• Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    Fort Lauderdale Jury Acquits Swiss Banker Accused of Leading Overseas Tax Scheme

    A top Swiss banker accused of running a massive tax evasion scheme that helped superwealthy clients evade billions in taxes was acquitted in federal court in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday. He faced up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine. Prosecutors failed to prove that Swiss citizen Raoul Wei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Can I Also Be Sentenced to House Arrest in a House Like Rubinstein's?

    Screen grab: Google MapsThe Rubinstein property in Boca, apparently from around 2007, when his 10,000-square-foot home was still being built.​Steven Michael Rubinstein is the Boca Raton accountant who was caught by the IRS concealing some $6 million in assets with the help of his friends at UBS. S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2009

    Deal Forged in South Florida Will Peel Back Secrecy of Swiss Bank

    Flickr: twicepix​More details are emerging about the agreement between the U.S. Justice Department and UBS, the Swiss bank accused of helping wealthy Americans evade taxes -- a case that's been bandied about in South Florida's U.S. District Court and which has attracted the two nation's top diplom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    Can We Add Switzerland to "Axis of Evil"?

    Flickr User: Seven-Deadly-SinsAgainst an army equipped with this weapon, I like our chances​For all the hand-wringing over the North Koreas and Irans of the world, you'd be hard-pressed to find a single nation whose diabolical deeds have done more to undermine the U.S.'s global standing than the w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Morning Juice: Avoiding IRS is Actually a Crime, Lois Frankel Tells Us to Go to Work

    Prosecutors: Swiss Banker Tried to Screw IRS. Us: Is That Wrong?Federal prosecutors in Fort Lauderdale have charged a Swiss banker with helping 20,000 Americans hide assets from the IRS. A judge signed an order yesterday declaring that former UBS AG executive Raoul Weil is a fugitive from justice. N ... More >>

  • Culture

    March 25, 2004
  • Culture

    February 26, 2004

    Of Artists and CEOs

    Boca "realism" exhibition shows the weight of corporations in the art world