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Evatt Tamine, who studied law while working at Sydney's Newtown police station, moved to the tax haven of Bermuda where he set up practice as a barrister in 1999. Australian barrister embroiled in the US's largest tax evasion case
Tech Companies Are Destroying Democracy and the Free Press Matt Stoller, NYT
The US Department of Justice has charged Robert Brockman, the Houston software billionaire, with tax evasion for allegedly hiding $2bn from the government in what prosecutors called the biggest case ever against an American citizen. The justice department also confirmed on Thursday that Robert Smith, the Vista Equity Partners founder, would pay $140m for concealing income offshore over 15 years as part of a non-prosecution agreement. Jim Lee, the head of the Internal Revenue Service’s criminal tax agency, called the alleged conduct of the two men “brazen”, “intentional” and underlined by “greed”.
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