'Crocodile Dundee': My Tax Adviser Stole $34M
Paul Hogan sues Philip Egglishaw
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 15, 2013 10:33 AM CDT
Paul Hogan poses for a photo during a press conference for his new movie "Charlie and Boots" at hotel in Sydney, in this Oct. 28, 2008 file photo.   (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft, File)

(Newser) Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan says his tax adviser, who allegedly helped him hide money in a Swiss account in order to avoid taxes, has made off with $34 million of it. Australia has a warrant out for Philip Egglishaw, who is allegedly behind the country's largest tax evasion scheme, and now Hogan has also taken legal action in the US against the Englishman. A Swiss newspaper reports that Hogan can no longer access the $34 million, which was in the Swiss account for nearly two decades.

Egglishaw is accused with having "absconded with or spent all" the money, the Sydney Morning Herald reports; he is now believed to be in Switzerland. Hogan, meanwhile, reached a confidential settlement on his tax evasion case.

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Apr 17, 2013 10:01 AM CDT
Are we supposed to feel sorry for him?
Apr 16, 2013 7:33 PM CDT
Nice face lift (not). He no longer looks like Paul Hogan. Wasn't he in the movies at one time?
Apr 16, 2013 5:17 PM CDT
Hey Karma is a bitch huh Paul