Tag Archives: Bradley Birkenfeld

Swiss Bank Program Sees Final Resolutions

On December 29, 2016, the Justice Department announced that it had reached the final resolutions under the Swiss Bank Program. The Swiss Bank Program was put in place after a massive tax evasion scheme at Swiss bank UBS was exposed by Bradley Birkenfeld. The former international banker and wealth manager with UBS recently released Lucifer’s … Continue Reading

CNBC Features UBS Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld

UBS Whistleblower Bradley BirkenfeldBradley Birkenfeld, former UBS banker turned whistleblower tells his story in an article released today by CNBC’s Eamon Javers. Why did the US pay this former Swiss banker $104M? is accompanied by several short videos of the the interview Javers conducted with Birkenfeld. Mr. Birkenfeld is the world’s largest Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Tax Fraud Whistleblower. He … Continue Reading

Swiss Bank Whistleblowers To Take Part in OffshoreAlert Conference

The Wall Street Journal reports that Swiss bank whistleblowers Bradley Birkenfeld and Hervé Falciani are schedule to take part in a panel discussion at the OffshoreAlert Conference in Miami Beach May 3-5. The panel entitled “Inside the UBS & HSBC Leaks,” will take participants  “inside the UBS and HSBC leaks and discuss issues material to … Continue Reading

French Unions Demand Whistleblower Protection for Employees

On March 3, twenty associations and unions in France sent an open letter to President Francois Hollande to demand protection status for employees whistleblowers that for many end up isolated and unemployed.  France, has five whistleblower laws – three of which date back to 2013 – the legislation is fragmented and disparate. Without comprehensive definition … Continue Reading

European Press Cover USB Whistleblower’s Role in French Investigation

UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld who assisted the U.S. in its successful prosecution of Swiss bank UBS AG for aiding U.S. citizens to commit tax evasion, is currenlty in France assisting with a similar investigation. Birkenfeld traveled to Paris last week to comply with French subpoena requiring him to testify against UBS AG. Mr. Birkenfeld’s importance to … Continue Reading

Birkenfeld Files Motion Asking for Early Termination of Probation

CNBC reports that UBS Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld filed a motion today with the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida asking for his three-year probation to be terminated early, or modified.  Read the article Why this Swiss bank whistleblower can’t leave US by Eamon Javers. Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto represented Mr. Birkenfeld, the world’s … Continue Reading