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QuestionCountry: United States of America
State: New York
I was offered a job and I'm not sure if it's legal. The position is for a Monetary Assistant. They explain that they are a European-based company and have the major part of a profit coming from the other countries' markets. In order to lower their high taxes in Europe (every company is required to pay its taxes only in the country where it is registered and based), they, like many other import-export companies, use a special marketing system. The bottom line of which is to divide the whole coming money stream into numerous smaller money streams; and in order to do this we need many bank accounts which Those smaller money streams would go through and people who would control them. They say that it is pure marketing and it doesn't break any law of any country in any way. I would need to:-have two or more bank account(s) in any major US bank(s) (small country banks are not good), can be newly opened or not -report everyday bank activity related to the company (although I would be notified in advance every time any money transaction occurs)-2 to 3 times a week to do money transfers following the instruction I'd be given- some company's money will be going to my account(s)every 2-3 days and I will be responsible for transferring it to the company- the monthly total amount going through one account would be $15000 -$20000I want to be completely positive this is ok for me to do before I accept. Are there any tax implications for me if I do this (if it's legal and I accept)?
AnswerIt is not a legitimate business normally; at some point a check will be fraudulent and you will be liable. We see it every day. You may contact the FBI as well.
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