Tuesday, June 8, 2010

"Carl Levin is Seriously Pissed at the Swiss "

This is not a new phenomena for the senator. Back in March 2009 we posted:

-Senator Carl Levin
March 3, 2009 

Now DealBreaker reports:
Senator Carl “Shitty Deal” Levin has blasted the Swiss government for withholding the names of certain UBS clients suspected of opening Swiss bank accounts to evade U.S. taxes. The Swiss lower house voted today to reject a U.S.-Swiss treaty that would have forced UBS to turn over 4,450 out of the 52,000 UBS clients Uncle Sam suspects of tax evasion.
“Rejection of the treaty is an international embarrassment that can be laid at the feet of Swiss legislators who are willing to continue to allow their banks to facilitate U.S. tax evasion,” Levin said in a statement....MORE