UBS Whistle-Blower Birkenfeld Secures $104 Million IRS Award

UBS Whistle-Blower Birkenfeld Secures $104 Million IRS Award

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Bradley Birkenfeld, 47, worked at Zurich-based UBS AG, the largest Swiss bank, for five years. He sought a reward from the IRS of as much as 30 percent of any taxes the agency recovered as a result of his whistle-blowing activities.