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Credit Suisse executives at Senate hearing on offshore tax evasion.

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Credit Suisse executives at Senate hearing on offshore tax evasion.

The Chump’s Guide to Tax Evasion

Much of the Senate's report on Credit Suisse wasn't news: We already knew the company helped thousands of Americans evade taxes. Most surprising here is that the typical secret Swiss bank accounts turns out to be surprisingly small.

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The U.S. courthouse in Manhattan, where justice makes for good theater, just like it did in the Middle Ages.

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The U.S. courthouse in Manhattan, where justice makes for good theater, just like it did in the Middle Ages.

It’s Hang-the-Pig Time in U.S. Court

Those who have been waiting -- and waiting, and waiting -- for the worst culprits of the the mortgage meltdown to face an accounting are getting treated to a trial. Unfortunately It's a theatrical representation of justice, akin to the...

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