Tag: tax evasion

Exposé haunts banking giant that helped hide African billions

Exposé haunts banking giant that helped hide African billions

| February 12, 2015

(GIN)–In an unusual collaborative effort, a team of journalists from 45 countries has produced a blistering expose of a billionaires’ bank in Switzerland which was helping to place huge sums of its clients’ money beyond the reach of tax obligations and court settlements. The banking giant HSBC was said to be a haven for tax […]

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Taxpayers fund corporate tax avoiders

Taxpayers fund corporate tax avoiders

| August 14, 2014

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Last quarter’s rate of economic growth is good news, especially after the economy stalled, losing momentum in the first quarter of 2014. Many said it was an aberration, caused by bad weather, especially since economic growth in the last half of 2013 was more than three percent.  On the surface, […]

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House arrest on hold for Lauryn Hill

House arrest on hold for Lauryn Hill

| November 7, 2013

Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American Fresh out of jail for tax evasion Lauryn Hill is headed out on tour. According to TMZ, Hill has been granted permission to postpone the house arrest portion of her prison sentence to go on tour. The tour dates will be scheduled between Nov. 15 and Dec. 13. […]

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