Represented Mr. Birkenfeld in successfully claiming an award of $104 million dollars for blowing the whistle on UBS for its involvement in illegal offshore accounts by U.S. taxpayers. Largest award to an individual whistleblower in world history.
”The only lawyer on my side was Steve Kohn. He was as smart as they come and feisty as a pit bull. Steve was convinced the government owed me a fat reward, and he was going to get it, or die trying.Bradley BirkenfeldRecipient of Largest Whistleblower Reward in History of $104M
Represented Howard Wilkinson, a Danske Bank whistleblower who brought forward a $234 billion money laundering scandal, the largest in the world.
”I took the view that the right thing to do was to take his (a senior executive’s) word for it and take the money.Howard WilkinsonExposed the Largest Money Laundering Scheme in History
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A Crack in the Swiss Vault 13:17
Watch the 60 Minute special of Bradley Birkenfeld, the first international banker to blow the whistle on illegal off-shore tax evasion in Switzerland by U.S. Citizens.
Howard Wilkinson 13:16
Watch the 60 Minute special of an international banker Howard Wilkinson, a whistleblower who exposed a $230 Billion Danske Bank money-laundering scheme.
You Want to Blow The Whistle 4:02
Watch our Bloomberg video on why whistleblowing is important and why we need more whistleblowers to come forward with knowledge of tax violations and fraud.
Represented two whistleblower clients received an award totaling $8.8 million dollars based on their information leading to the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) collecting approximately $35 million dollars in corporate income taxes.
Represented “Anonymous R” in blowing the whistle on tax fraud by a large financial institution where “Anonymous” worked. Assisted “Anonymous R” in working with IRS Criminal Investigation; FBI and Department of Justice to successfully pursue the case. “Anonymous R” received an award of over $100 million dollars.
Represented a trio of whistleblowers in obtaining an award of approximately $70 million dollars for reporting tax evasion by a Fortune 100 company that was engaged in significant tax evasion through improper deductions and failures to include income. The whistleblowers were insiders with good information and documentation about recent tax evasion.
Represented “Anonymous X” for award of $25 million dollars in exposing billionaire with undeclared income and illegal offshore account. Largest reported award to a tax whistleblower in U.S. history for exposing one individual for tax evasion.