(Bloomberg) A 79-year-old widow who pleaded guilty in the largest individual case since a U.S. crackdown on offshore tax evasion began received less than a minute of probation from a judge who scolded the prosecutors.
U.S. District Judge Kenneth Ryskamp sentenced Mary Estelle Curran, who had an account at UBS AG, to one year of probation before immediately revoking it in federal court in West Palm Beach, Fla., last Thursday. Curran’s attorney Roy Black told the judge that she was “unsophisticated” about financial matters.
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