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Federal Court Shuts Down Palm Beach County, Florida Tax Return Preparers

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 13, 2019 A federal court in West Palm Beach, Florida, has issued an order permanently barring Jeffrey Cadet, Kersh Tax Service, LLC, and Kersha Lewis from preparing federal tax returns for others, or owning or operating a tax preparation business, the Justice Department […]

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Portland, Maine Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Preparing False Tax Return

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 14, 2019 A Portland, Maine tax return preparer pleaded guilty today to one count of aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false tax return, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. […]

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Waco Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the United States

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, August 8, 2019 A Waco, Texas, tax return preparer pleaded guilty Tuesday before United States Magistrate Judge Jeffrey C. Manske to conspiracy to defraud the United States announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. According to […]

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Michigan Defendant Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Steal From an Organization Receiving Federal Funds

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 22, 2019 A Palm Beach County, Florida, resident pleaded guilty today in Flint, Michigan, to conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. In May 2018, John Capella […]

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North Carolina Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 22, 2019 A Raleigh, North Carolina, resident pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to defraud the United States announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert J. Higdon Jr. for the Eastern District […]

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Virginia Businessman Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Employment Tax Fraud and Illegal Firearm Possession

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 19, 2019 A Dulles, Virginia, equipment rental business owner pleaded guilty today to employment tax fraud and illegally possessing a firearm, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney G. Zachary Terwilliger […]

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Texas Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison in False Tax Return Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, July 19, 2019 A Dallas, Texas, area tax return preparer was sentenced to 63 months in prison today for conspiring to defraud the United States and for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard […]

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Federal Court Bars Florida Tax Return Preparer and Her Businesses From Preparing Tax Returns

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 16, 2019 The Court also Requires that the Preparer and Trinity Tax Service LLC Disgorge Over $40,000 in Ill-Gotten Gains that They Received in the Form of Tax Preparation Fees A federal court in Miami, Florida, permanently barred Georgina Gonzalez and GeorginagonzalezLLC, Ideal […]

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Michigan Defendant Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS and Steal From an Organization Receiving Federal Funds

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 15, 2019 A Boca Raton, Florida, resident pleaded guilty today in Flint, Michigan, to conspiring to impede the lawful functions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart […]

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Tulsa Man Pleads Guilty to Payroll Tax Fraud

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 8, 2019 Failed to Pay IRS Over $1 Million in Employment Taxes and Employee Withholdings A computer software development company owner pleaded guilty today to failing to account for and pay over employment taxes withheld from his employees’ wages announced Principal Deputy Assistant […]

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Maryland Woman Pleads Guilty to Theft of Government Money and Aggravated Identity Theft

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, July 3, 2019 A Maryland woman pleaded guilty to theft of government money and aggravated identity theft, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Robert K. Hur. […]

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Department of JusticeOffice of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, July 2, 2019 Electrical Engineer Convicted of Conspiring to Illegally Export to China Semiconductor Chips with Missile Guidance Applications An electrical engineer has been found guilty of multiple federal criminal charges, including engaging in a scheme to illegally obtain integrated circuits with military applications that later […]

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Engineering Firms’ CPA Sentenced to Prison for Role in Tax Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, July 2, 2019 Caused Millions in Tax Loss and Obstructed IRS Efforts to Collect Money and Penalties Owed Michael H. Higa, the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and controller of several engineering businesses, was sentenced yesterday to 40 months in prison in Honolulu, Hawaii, announced […]

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North Carolina Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Conspiring to File False Tax Returns

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, July 1, 2019 A Winston-Salem, North Carolina, resident was sentenced to 21 months in prison today for conspiring to defraud the United States by filing false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney […]

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Wisconsin Dentist Indicted for Tax Evasion

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 27, 2019 A federal grand jury in Madison, Wisconsin, indicted a La Crosse, Wisconsin, dentist yesterday for tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Scott C. Blader for the Western […]

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Former Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson Pleads Guilty to Bribery and Tax Fraud Charges in Multi-District Investigation

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Former Arkansas State Senator Jeremy Hutchinson pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Kristine G. Baker to accepting multiple bribes and tax fraud in connection with a multi-district investigation spanning the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas and the Western District […]

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Brooklyn Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns for Clients and Himself

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Emerson Gamory, 53, pleaded guilty to two counts of aiding in the preparation of false income tax returns for clients, and one count of filing a false income tax return for himself. When sentenced, Gamory […]

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Virginia Tax Lobbyist Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Tax Return

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, June 21, 2019 Intentionally Underreported Over $2.2 Million in Income An Alexandria, Virginia, tax lobbyist pleaded guilty today to willfully filing a false tax return, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney G. […]

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Former District of Columbia Attorney Previously Found Guilty of $2 Million Investment Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty to Not Filing Tax Return

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 20, 2019 A former attorney recently convicted of securities fraud by a jury in the District of Columbia, pleaded guilty today to failure to file an income tax return and pay taxes, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the […]