WASHINGTON/CLEVELAND, March 8 A Credit Suisse
CSGN.VX client pleaded guilty to evading U.S. taxes on
Tuesday, marking the first time the government publicly
mentioned the bank in its latest wave of tax evasion probes.
Defendant Edward Gurary was originally charged with hiding
assets at accounts at Swiss bank UBS AG UBSN.VX (UBS.N), but
he now also admits he hid assets at Credit Suisse.
U.S. officials are investigating other banks after UBS in
2009 paid $780 million to settle tax evasion charges.
An indictment filed last month charged four bankers,
identified by sources as working at Credit Suisse, with
encouraging Americans to dodge taxes. [ID:nN23169804]
Credit Suisse has said it is not a target of any probe.