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Bradley Birkenfeld exuded the confidence that comes with privilege. In his role as a high-flying, cross-border banker with UBS, he moved easily among the world’s wealthiest men and women. And they were precisely who he was targeting as potential clients for UBS. Part 2 of 5. Read more»

"Life from an economic standpoint has been a fairy tale" for Russian immigrant Igor Olenicoff, he is a fixture on the Forbes 400 list of the wealthiest Americans. He settled an IRS case for $52 million in back taxes related to Swiss bank accounts. Part 3 of 5. Read more»

Bradley Birkenfeld, who went from managing hundreds of millions of dollars in investments, now mops floors in prison. Part 5 of 5. Read more»

In 2005, high-flying American banker Bradley Birkenfeld abruptly resigned his plum position at a Swiss bank. While it could hardly have come as a surprise to a sophisticated banker that aiding wealthy U.S. residents in shielding billions in offshore accounts skirted the law, to see the bank essentially disown that business in a formal document raised burning concerns. Part 4 of 5. Read more»