Former KPMG tax partner Robert Pfaff has been indicted on new charges alleging he participated in a tax shelter scheme involving the Big Four firm and a company located in Saipan in the Northern Mariana Islands.
Pfaff, 57, has been facing charges in another tax shelter case claiming he and other KPMG employees marketed the shelters to wealthy individuals. Pfaff was one of four remaining defendants in the case, including another former KPMG partner and a former senior tax manager, as well as a former attorney at the law firm of Sidley Austin. However, 13 other defendants had their charges dismissed last July after a judge faulted prosecutors for pressuring KPMG to avoid paying for their legal expenses. Prosecutors are appealing that ruling.
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