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Portola Valley man pleads guilty to tax evasion

by Dave Boyce

Portola Valley resident Christopher B. Berg has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he willfully failed to inform tax authorities about $642,069 he had deposited in a secret Swiss bank account in 2005, according to a Jan. 30 statement from the U.S. Department of Justice. Had details of the account been disclosed, Mr. Berg would have had a tax liability of $270,757, prosecutors said.

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