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UK Lawyer Denies Role In $1.9B Danish Tax Fraud

Law360, London (May 10, 2019, 6:08 PM BST) -- The former top lawyer at a financial company accused of taking part in a $1.9 billion fraud against the Danish revenue agency has proclaimed ignorance of any wrongdoing, saying he held no tax qualifications and relied on expert colleagues to help him with certain aspects of his job.

Jas Bains, former head of legal at Solo Capital Ltd., sought to distance himself from the allegations leveled by the Customs and Tax Administration of the Kingdom of Denmark by claiming in a defense filed at the High Court in London that he had relied on his colleagues to share their expertise with...

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