New York Attorney Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Herbert Lindenbaum, a personal injury and medical malpractice attorney, pled guilty to tax evasion, following a nearly two-decade scheme to evade $3.4 million in taxes.  The scheme involved paying family members for wor...

Ex-UBS Banker Advocates for Whistleblower Protections

Former UBS banker turned whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld has called for changes in the Swiss law to protect whistleblowers, as detailed in a recent interview with Bloomberg BNA. Birkenfeld was awarded $104 million in 2012 by the U.S. government for...

The 2015 Maryland Tax Amnesty Program

The Maryland General Assembly recently passed a bill on April 6th, 2015, providing tax amnesty to qualifying taxpayers from September 1st, 2015, through October 30th, 2015. Approved by Governor Larry Hogan Jr. and scheduled for enactment on June 1st,...

Tax Avoidance Business Owner Liable for Six Years of Unfiled Returns

Peyton Mottahedeh, president of a California business that encourages income tax evasion, has been found liable for taxes and penalties relating to six years of unfiled federal tax returns. Mottahedeh’s business, the Freedom Law School, advocates for...