Why Is the Whistleblower Who Exposed the Massive UBS Tax Evasion Scheme the Only One

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    A former banker for the Swiss giant UBS who blew the whistle on the biggest tax-evasion scheme in US history is preparing to head to prison tomorrow to begin serving a forty-month federal sentence. Bradley Birkenfeld first came forward to US authorities in 2007 and began providing inside information on how UBS was helping thousands of Americans hide assets in secret Swiss accounts.

    Why Is the Whistleblower Who Exposed the Massive UBS Tax Evasion Scheme the Only One Heading to Prison?
     
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    Tax evasion case upsets Swiss banking secrecy...
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    Swiss banking secrecy in turmoil
    Oct. 17 (UPI) -- The Swiss government has stirred up a hornet's nest with an agreement to have banks give names of employees to U.S. authorities, some politicians are saying.
     

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