(Bloomberg) A former banker at a Credit Suisse Group AG unit pleaded guilty to helping American clients evade taxes, increasing pressure on the bank amid a U.S. probe of how it helped wealthy Americans cheat the Internal Revenue Service.

Andreas Bachmann, 56, a Swiss citizen, pleaded guilty today in federal court in Alexandria, Virginia, where he and six other Credit Suisse bankers were indicted in 2011 on a charge that they helped U.S. clients hide $4 billion in assets from the IRS.

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