Credit Suisse charged in U.S. with conspiring to help tax evaders

WASHINGTON Mon May 19, 2014 4:44pm EDT

WASHINGTON May 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Monday criminally charged Credit Suisse AG and two of its units with conspiring to willfully help Americans evade taxes, according to a court filing.

A hearing at which Credit Suisse is expected to plead guilty is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. (2130 GMT) in federal court in Virginia. (Reporting by Aruna Viswanatha; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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