A federal court in San Francisco has entered an order authorizing the Internal Revenue Service to serve a summons seeking information about U.S. taxpayers who may hold offshore accounts at Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce FirstCaribbean International Bank, seeking records of FCIB’s U.S. correspondent account at Wells Fargo.
The order, signed Monday evening by Senior District Judge Thelton E. Henderson, will allow the IRS to identify U.S. taxpayers who hold or held interests in financial accounts at FCIB and other financial institutions that used FCIB’s Wells Fargo correspondent account.
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