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Former Wash. Developer Gets 4 1/2 Years For Tax Evasion

A former Bellevue, Washington, developer and lender who spent millions on gambling, horse racing, private aircraft and property while ignoring a big tax bill has been sentenced to 4 ½ years in prison for tax evasion.

CBS Seattle–03/20/2015

Cigarettes that evade taxes are making up a large portion of those sold in Washington state. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 40 Percent Of Washington Cigarettes Are Contraband

Nearly 40 percent of cigarettes consumed in Washington state are contraband, coming from foreign countries and avoiding state taxes.

11/09/2012

Microsoft’s top legal counsel is calling recently uncovered government surveillance an “advanced persistent threat alongside sophisticated malware and cyber attacks.” (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Microsoft Accused Of Avoiding Billions In Taxes

Redmond-based Microsoft Corp., the Hewlett-Packard Co. and other multinational corporations have avoided billions in U.S. taxes by shifting profits offshore and taking advantage of weak, ambiguous sections of the tax code, Senate investigators said Thursday.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2012