Pinochet wife and son charged as accomplices in tax fraud

Pinochet wife and son charged as accomplices in tax fraud

[JURIST] The wife and son of former Chilean dictator General Augusto Pinochet [JURIST news archive] were charged Wednesday as accomplices in a tax fraud case related to accusations that Pinochet hid millions of dollars in overseas accounts, including some in the US [JURIST report]. In June, Pinochet was stripped of immunity [JURIST report] so that he could face tax evasion charges [JURIST report] and Chilean authorities are scrutinizing assets to try and recover back tax money owed [JURIST report] to the government. BBC News has more. From Santiago, La Nacion has local coverage in Spanish.