I previously wrote (here) about the travels and travails of Dr. Michael D. Brandner, M.D. an Alaska plastic surgeon who went to extreme efforts to attempt to cheat his ex-wife out of her share of their marital assets.

Dr. Michael Brandner, 67, was convicted following a seven-day jury trial before U.S. District Judge Sharon Gleason of the District of Alaska. According to the indictment and evidence introduced at trial, in late 2007, shortly after Brandner’s wife filed for divorce, he collected millions of dollars in marital assets and secretly drove from Tacoma, Washington, to Costa Rica in Central America. In Costa Rica, he opened two bank accounts into which he deposited more than $350,000 in cash and hid a thousand ounces of gold in a safe deposit box. He then traveled to Panama where he opened an account under the name of a sham corporation and in 2008, deposited $4.6 million into the account.

Dr. Brandner’s efforts including having the Trustee of his self-directed IRA wire $1.26


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Source: Forbes – Entrepreneurs