A rating within speculative grade Moody's Long-term Corporate Obligation Rating. Obligations rated B3 are considered speculative and are subject to high credit risk. Rating one notch higher is B2. Rating one notch lower is Caa1

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B2 B2B B3 BA Ba1

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Tax evasion

Illegal by reducing tax burden by underreporting income, overstating deductions, or using illegal tax shelters.

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