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Turkey's prime minister says he'll pursue Twitter for 'tax evasion'

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan still has it in for the site, after it was used to spread information critical of him and after a Turkish court ruling led to a ban being lifted.

By Apr. 12, 2014


Porn bigwig extradited to Germany for tax evasion

The man behind PornHub, YouPorn, and Brazzers was arrested in Belgium and extradited to Germany for allegedly not keeping clean on his taxes.

By Dec. 16, 2012


Larry Page practices the art of evasion in court

Google's CEO maintained that he was not familiar with senior Android engineer Tim Lindholm, and simply knew of him. Of course, that could depend on what "familiar" and "knew of him" mean.

By Apr. 18, 2012


Facebook comes under fire for alleged tax evasion in U.K.

British accounts say the social network paid taxes on only 11 percent of its sales. It could do this because its European headquarters are based in Ireland, which has lowered tax incentives.

By Oct. 10, 2012


U.S. senators ask Apple to pull police-evasion apps

In a plea to Apple, four U.S. senators have taken aim at App Store apps that help users evade police checkpoints meant to snag drunk drivers.

By Mar. 22, 2011


Lawmakers accuse BP chief of evasion over oil spill

BP CEO Tony Hayward mostly kept to well-rehearsed remarks and repeatedly declined to go into detail pending results of investigations into the spill.

By Jun. 17, 2010


Ex-Samsung chairman convicted of tax evasion

Although a three-year prison sentence is suspended, South Korean court rules that Lee Kun-hee must pay a hefty fine, according to an Associated Press report.

By Jul. 16, 2008


Samsung chief indicted on tax evasion charges

Samsung Chairman Lee Kun-Hee was indicted on charges of evading taxes and breach of trust, but was cleared of more serious bribery charges, according to news reports.

By Apr. 17, 2008


India hits Nokia with demand for $338M in back taxes

Indian tax authorities have accused Nokia with evading income tax in the country for five fiscal years.

By Mar. 28, 2013


Tax dodgers beware: IRS could be watching your social media

The IRS is said to be data mining Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other sites for info that could come handy in audits.

By Apr. 15, 2014