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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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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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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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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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Louisiana Couple and Their Business Plead Guilty to Operating Sham Medical Reimbursement Account Program that Defrauded the IRS and Program Participants Out of Over $48 Million

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 19, 2019 A Covington, Louisiana, couple and their company pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme to create, market and operate a fraudulent medical reimbursement program that defrauded the IRS and program participants out of over $48 million.     Assistant Attorney General Brian […]

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Federal Court Permanently Enjoins Plaquemines Parish Tax Return Preparer and Business

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 17, 2019 The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana entered a permanent injunction barring Jessica Barthelemy St. Ann and JJSM Inc., from preparing federal tax returns. The government’s complaint alleged that St. Ann knowingly took unreasonable positions on returns […]

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Long Island Construction Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Not Paying Employment Taxes to IRS

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Failed to Pay Nearly $1 Million in Payroll Tax Withholdings A Long Island business person in the construction industry pleaded guilty today to failing to pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General […]

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Massachusetts Restaurant Owner Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, June 6, 2019 A Denham, Massachusetts, resident pleaded guilty today in Boston to conspiring to defraud the United States by impeding the lawful functions of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax […]

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Pennsylvania Anesthesiologist Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Failed to Report Over $3 Million Earned A Pennsylvania anesthesiologist pleaded guilty today to filing a false income tax return, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. James G. Allen Jr., 53, admitted […]

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Loan Broker Sentenced To Nine Years In Federal Prison For Bank Fraud Conspiracy To Fraudulently Obtain More Than $100 Million In Sba-Backed Business Loans

Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s Office District of Maryland FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 24, 2019 A Fugitive Since 2011, Defendant was Extradited from South Korea in 2019 to Face the Federal Charges Baltimore, Maryland – U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake today sentenced Loren Young Park, age 52, formerly of Falls Church, Virginia, to nine years […]

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Phone Provider Found Guilty for Role in $11 Million International Telemarketing Scheme

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 28, 2019 An Ohio man was found guilty today for his role in an $7 million telemarketing scheme that defrauded primarily elderly victims in the United States from call centers in Costa Rica. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Justice Department’s […]

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Lee Wanta’s Side of the Story

When Ronald Reagan signed Exec Order 12333, it allowed Lee to lawfully start his own corporations (in this case, New Republic in Vienna).  Lee was the Trustor of the Reagan Task Force and, in that capacity, was made the guardian of the $150 billion given to the Task Force to bring down the ruble.  Lee […]

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GozNym Cyber-Criminal Network Operating out of Europe Targeting American Entities Dismantled in International Operation Network Formed by Individuals Who Advertised their Specialized Technical Skills and Services on Underground Russian-Language Online Criminal Forums

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, May 16, 2019 A complex transnational organized cybercrime network that used GozNym malware in an attempt to steal an estimated $100 million from unsuspecting victims in the United States and around the world has been dismantled as part of an international law enforcement operation.  […]

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Third Nevada Family Member Sentenced to Prison Conspiracy Obtained more than $2 Million in Fraudulent Tax Refunds

Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, May 15, 2019 A third participant in a Las Vegas, Nevada, conspiracy to obtain millions of dollars in fraudulent tax refunds was sentenced to prison today, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney […]