Indictment of Offshore Account Holder Portends a New Round of Aggressive Enforcement

February 1, 2011, International Taxation
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On Wednesday, January 26, 2011, federal prosecutors in Newark, New Jersey, indicted Mr. Vaibhav Dahake on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States by concealing bank accounts in India and the British Virgin Islands. This indictment appears to be the opening salvo in a new and likely aggressive enforcement action against Americans with undeclared foreign accounts, as well as their banks, bankers, and third party advisors. Click on the attached pdf to read the full version of the article.