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New York, Headhunter Reach Deal in Whistleblower Tax Fraud Case

June 15, 2022, 5:53 PM

The state of New York and global headhunter Egon Zehnder have agreed to settle a whistleblower’s claims that the company knowingly underpaid New York taxes.

Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday asked the US District Court for the Southern District of New York to push back other deadlines until the court decides whether to approve the forthcoming settlement on tax fraud allegations brought forward by the whistleblower, referred to as relator. “Although the relator is the named plaintiff, the state is the real party in interest, and the state may settle the New York False Claims Act causes of ...