July 21, 2017

Whistleblower News From The Inside — July 21, 2017

By the C|C Whistleblower Lawyer Team

Trump Made Several Misleading Claims in Times Interview — In a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times, President Trump made a number of misleading and false claims, including statements on health insurance, the biography of his deputy attorney general and French historyNYT

Former Credit Suisse Banker Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with U.S. Taxpayers to Defraud the U.S. — A citizen and resident of Switzerland pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States in connection with her work as the head of a team of bankers for Credit Suisse AG.  Susanne D. Rüegg Meier, admitted that from 2002 through 2011, while working as the team head of the Zurich Team of Credit Suisse’s North American desk in Switzerland, she participated in a wide-ranging conspiracy to aid and assist U.S. taxpayers in evading their income taxes by concealing assets and income in secret Swiss bank accounts.  Rüegg Meier admitted that the tax loss associated with her criminal conduct was between $3.5 and $9.5 million.  DOJ

 Lloyds Bank Makes Offers on Compensation for Fraud after Delay — Lloyds Banking Group said it was close to making compensation offers to 30 of the 67 customers impacted by one of Britain’s biggest banking frauds after criticism about the pace of redress.  Britain’s biggest mortgage lender missed a self-imposed deadline of the end of June for making offers to most victims of the fraud and has said it was disappointed that the process was taking so long.  Two former bankers with Lloyds’ HBOS unit in the English town of Reading were among those jailed for their involvement in the scam, which affected 67 people.  Reuters

 

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