Swiss Bank Wegelin to Pay $74M to Settle Tax Charges


Switzerland’s oldest bank, Wegelin & Co., has agreed to pay $74 million to the United States to settle charges that it conspired to evade taxes with its U.S. clients, in the first-ever guilty plea to tax law violations by a foreign bank.

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