Tax cheats in KPMG Isle of Man avoidance scheme could face criminal charges: minister

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Minister of National Revenue Diane Lebouthillier says people who used KPMG to avoid taxes by setting up foreign shell companies could face criminal charges. Lebouthillier made the comments to CBC Radio-Canada after facing House of Commons demands for crack downs on tax evaders.

Opposition MPs demanded the federal government crack down on tax evaders during question period in the House Monday. “How are Canadian expected to believe [Prime Minister Trudeau] when he refused to investigate this scandalous deal made by Revenue Canada,” NDP Leader Tom Mulcair asked Trudeau.

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This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.