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NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Sep 11, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Washington: Lisa Meyer) The IRS whistleblower award to Bradley Birkenfeld† for providing information that led the Swiss bank UBS to pay a huge penalty and turning over the names of US taxpayers with secret accounts in Switzerland featured; details given about Birkenfeld’s prison sentence for helping a client avoid taxes. [National Whistleblowers Center Dean ZERBE†- comments on the award.] [In 2010, BIRKENFELD – says he sacrificed his reputation, his life and his finances and this is how he gets treated.]

Williams, Brian;
Meyer, Lisa

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