Friday, July 18, 2008

World's richest tax cheats

With attention focused on European and U.S. investigations of individuals suspected of dodging taxes by hiding assets in Liechtenstein, Forbes magazine has compiled a list of the the world's richest tax cheats.

"To be included, an individual had to be convicted of tax evasion, or had to accept responsibility for the charges levied against him (as former Samsung Group Chairman Lee Kun-Hee did in April when he was indicted on charges of tax evasion and breach of trust)," says the article.