An attorney for the family of a deceased top Fidelity
] executive stands accused of conspiracy to commit tax fraud. Larry Neumeister of the Associated Press reports
that Michael Little
was arrested Friday at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport on charges that for a decade he advised the family of retired Fido vice chairman Harry Seggerman
on how to hide $10 million overseas.
that a judge ordered Little freed on $2 million bail.
Defense attorney Elkan Abramowitz reportedly told Reuters
: "We are studying the charges contained in the complaint. We are confident that in the end we will be able to demonstrate that there is no merit to any of them."
Seggerman retired in 1992, and he died in May 2001, reportedly leaving more than $20 million in overseas accounts. His daughter, Suzanne Seggerman
, pled guilty in December 2010 "to conspiring to defraud U.S. taxing authorities and subscribing to false individual tax returns," Reuters
Neil Anderson, Managing Editor
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