In July, when Judge Lewis Kaplan ruled that prosecutors had bullied KPMG over legal fees, the government's case against the accounting firm imploded, but the case against tax lawyer Raymond "R.J." Ruble may just be heating up. Ruble, a former partner at Brown & Wood (now Sidley Austin), faces trial in October on 43 counts of tax evasion and conspiracy to defraud the IRS. He allegedly worked with KPMG to cook up and sell illegal tax shelters, and hid a portion of his earnings from his firm and the feds.
Last Man Standing: Case Against Tax Lawyer Who Worked for KPMG Proceeds
The American Lawyer
September 28, 2007
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