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  • Connecticut's Numbers Tell Gloomy Tales

    College basketball brings weeks of numbers to popular culture. Tournament seeds, scores and predictions are everywhere. (Mine? Florida defeats Louisville, 69-65.) While you're in the spirit, let's look at some Connecticut numbers. In January,...
  • Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid income taxes

     Credit Suisse pleads guilty to helping Americans avoid income taxes
    Swiss banking giant Credit Suisse pleaded guilty to a criminal charge that it helped wealthy Americans dodge income taxes for decades, a plea federal officials said bolstered their efforts to show that no financial firm was too big to prosecute. The...
  • Ty Warner lawyers call tax dodging sentence 'reasonable'

    Ty Warner lawyers call tax dodging sentence 'reasonable'
    Lawyers for convicted tax evader Ty Warner said his sentence of two years’ probation was reasonable, pointing out that the punishment of the Beanie Babies billionaire was consistent with more than half of the offshore banking cases that the...
  • Locarno Favorite Lav Diaz's Latest Five-Hour Feature Wins Top Prize

    Filipino director Lav Diaz, who headed the international competition jury at last year's Locarno Film Festival, returned to take the top prize at the Swiss sprocket opera's 67th edition with his film "From What Is Before." Clocking in at a daunting 338...
  • Skokie man gets year in prison, $3.75 million penalty in Swiss bank tax evasion

    Skokie man gets year in prison, $3.75 million penalty in Swiss bank tax evasion
    The first taxpayer charged in Chicago in an investigation into clients of overseas banks will serve a year and a day in prison after paying almost $4 million in penalties for tax evasion, prosecutors said today. The owner of a Skokie cemetery monument...
  • UBS to pay $50 million to settle SEC charges

    UBS to pay $50 million to settle SEC charges
    UBS will pay $50 million to settle charges by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Swiss bank misled investors, the regulatory agency announced Tuesday. UBS Securities was accused of violating securities laws while structuring and...
  • U.S. sues BofA over mortgage-backed securities

    In twin securities-fraud lawsuits against Bank of America Corp., the federal government is accusing the nation's second-largest lender of lying to investors about supposedly prime loans that more closely resembled subprime "liar loans." The civil suits,...
  • UBS agrees to settle U.S. claims it misrepresented mortgage bonds

    UBS agrees to settle U.S. claims it misrepresented mortgage bonds
    WASHINGTON -- UBS said Monday it agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by U.S. regulators alleging the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage-backed securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the years leading up to the subprime-loan meltdown....
  • U.S., UBS agree to $885-million settlement over mortgage bonds

    U.S., UBS agree to $885-million settlement over mortgage bonds
    WASHINGTON -- U.S. regulators said Thursday that they reached an $885-million settlement with UBS Americas Inc. of a suit alleging that the subsidiary of the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage bonds it sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The...
  • Beanie Babies creator wants probation, not prison, for tax evasion

    Beanie Babies creator wants probation, not prison, for tax evasion
    H. Ty Warner, the billionaire creator of the popular Beanie Babies toys, is urging a federal judge to sentence him to probation for tax evasion. The 69-year-old tycoon pleaded guilty to a single count of felony tax evasion in October, acknowledging that...
  • Beanie Babies founder gets probation for tax evasion

    Beanie Babies founder gets probation for tax evasion
    Ty Warner, the billionaire founder of Beanie Babies stuffed toys, was sentenced to probation for hiding millions of dollars in a Swiss bank account and failing to report his interest income. U.S. District Judge Charles Kocoras rejected federal...