Category Archives: Asset Search
Divorce & Hidden Money: Concealed Assets & Concealment Schemes
Learning about concealment schemes can help you spot concealed assets your spouse places beyond your reach during your divorce. Therefore, a divorcing spouse trying to identify hidden marital assets / community property could learn a lesson from Dr. Krishnaswami Sriram. Dr. Sriram is thought to have concealed assets from the IRS in two suspected concealment schemes. The…
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Hiding Community Property At A Nonqualified Deferred Compensation Plan
If your spouse is a highly paid key employee, your spouse may participate in a nonqualified deferred compensation plan offered by an employer. By using this kind of plan, your high net worth spouse might reduce taxes by deferring an employer’s payment of salary, stock share certificates, cash or other assets. The YouTube video…
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Red Flags, Smurfing, Private Investigators & A Kidnap Plot
We posted a new blog to Asset Search Blog. “If you are trying to detect hidden money you should look for asset search red flags like “smurfing¹.” Smurfing is a form of structuring cash deposits into bank accounts. It is one of the ways to secretly place cash into a money laundering circuit. When a bank customer in […]
Divorce & Hidden Money: An Offshore Asset Search Via The IRS
How do you perform an offshore asset search at the time of your high-net-worth divorce? If your spouse is a taxpayer in the U.S., your spouse may have to make tax filings about assets parked offshore. Among other things, your offshore asset search should elicit any of your spouse’s tax filings about offshore assets. You…
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