Baugur Group http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31143/all en Iceland tycoons convicted of tax evasion http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/iceland-tycoons-convicted-tax-evasion <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iceland's Supreme Court on Thursday convicted the former heads of Baugur, an Icelandic group that invested heavily in British retailers and went bust after the nation's economic crash, of tax evasion.</p> <p>In a case dating back to 2008, the ex-chairman of Baugur, Jon Asgeir Johannesson, his sister Kristin Johannesdottir and their former co-worker Tryggvi Jonsson were charged with tax evasion amounting to 2.4 million dollars ($1.8 million) from 1998 to 2003.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/iceland-tycoons-convicted-tax-evasion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baugur Group Business Europe Hospitality House of Fraser Law Politics AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 19:16:23 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5749282 at http://www.globalpost.com