All posts tagged tax evasion

Birkenfeld believes there’s at least $1-billion in federal unpaid taxes in Canada

By Allan Cutler For the past four years, I have been attempting to get Bradley Birkenfeld to come to Canada and assist the Canadian government by testifying and providing valuable documentation regarding the illegal off-shore industry. Birkenfeld believes that there is at least $1-billion in federal unpaid taxes in Canada. Birkenfeld was an American banker […]

Another whistleblower bites the dust

Ian Bron Three weeks ago, Sylvie Therrien, a federal Employment Insurance fraud investigator, was fired for leaking documents that exposed a quota that she and her coworkers were required to meet. She is the latest victim of a continued war against whistleblowers in the federal government, one that has not slowed despite the passage of […]

Media Update for January 22, 2011

More Swiss bank whistleblowing; whistleblower arrested: The story of the bank whistleblower Rudolf Elmer continues to develop. Elmer, who was a long-time employee of the Swiss bank Julius Baer, blew the whistle on tax evasion and other activities facilitated by the bank in 2008. What he did is illegal in Switzerland, which built its banking […]