Financial Fraud: RICHARD JOSEPHBERG Sentenced For Evading Hundreds Of Thousands Of Dollars In Taxes

Financial Broker Sentenced To 42 Months In Prison For Tax Evasion And Failure To File Tax Returns Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced today that RICHARD JOSEPHBERG was sentenced to 42 months in prison for evading hundreds of thousands of dollars in taxes for the calendar […]

Tax Fraud: RICHARD JOSEPHBERG Pled Guilty Tax Evasion And Three Counts Of Willful Failure To File Tax Returns

Financial Broker Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Tax Evasion And Failure To File Tax Returns Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that RICHARD JOSEPHBERG pled guilty today to one count of tax evasion and three counts of willful failure to file tax returns. In particular, […]

Financial Fraud: Six Chinese Charged With Conspiring To Traffic Contraband Cigarettes

Six Individuals Charged With Conspiring To Traffic More Than $30 Million Of Contraband Cigarettes Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Philip R. Bartlett, Inspector-in-Charge of the New York Office of the U.S. Postal Inspection Service (“USPIS”), Angel M. Melendez, the Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field […]

Tax Fraud: ANTHONY MARRACCINI Pled Guilty To Tax Evasion

Former Harrison Police Chief Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion Evaded More than $782,000 in Federal Income Tax by Failing to Report More than $2.5 Million in Revenue from 2011 through 2016 Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Jonathan D. Larsen, the Acting Special Agent in Charge […]

Financial Fraud: George Gilmore Tax Evasion, Filing False Tax Returns, Failing to Pay Over Payroll Taxes

Ocean County Attorney Charged with Tax Evasion, Filing False Tax Returns, Failing to Pay Over Payroll Taxes, and Making False Statements on Loan Application TRENTON, N.J. – A federal grand jury today indicted a partner at an Ocean County law firm for evasion of taxes totaling more than $1 million; filing false income tax returns; […]

Tax Fraud: MICHAEL GYURE Pled Guilty To Filing False Federal Income Tax Returns

Executive Director Of Private Club Pleads Guilty In Manhattan Federal Court To Filing False Tax Returns Tax Returns Failed to Disclose Approximately $433,000 in Personal Expenses and Other Benefits Provided to Executive Director by the Club Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William Cheung, the Acting […]

Tax Fraud: Wagdy Guirguis And Michael Higa Convicted Of Conspiracy To Defraud The United States

Owner of Engineering Firms and CPA Convicted in Tax Scheme Caused Millions in Tax Loss and Obstructed IRS Efforts to Collect Money and Penalties Owed A federal jury in Honolulu, Hawaii, convicted Wagdy Guirguis and Michael Higa of conspiracy to defraud the United States yesterday, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of […]

Financial Fraud: ROBERT V. MATTHEWS, LESLIE R. EVANS, And MARIA MATTHEWS Charged With Various Offenses Stemming From a Scheme That Defrauded Foreign Investors

Real Estate Developer, Wife, Charged with Tax Evasion John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that on August 29, 2018, a federal grand jury in New Haven returned a 21-count superseding indictment charging ROBERT V. MATTHEWS, 60, LESLIE R. EVANS, 71, and MARIA MATTHEWS, also known as “Mia Matthews,” […]

Tax Fraud: Criminal Charges Against Several Chicago-area Defendants For a Variety of Alleged Tax Schemes

Federal Prosecutions Serve as Reminder to Comply with Tax Obligations as Filing Deadline Approaches CHICAGO — Federal authorities today announced criminal charges against several Chicago-area defendants for a variety of alleged tax schemes. With tax season in full swing, the prosecutions serve as a warning that individual taxpayers are responsible for the contents of their […]

Tax Fraud: Three Individuals Indicted for Defrauding the United States, Theft of Government Funds, and Aggravated Identity Theft

Three People Charged in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme CAMDEN, N.J. – Three people were arrested today for their alleged roles in an extensive scheme to obtain money through fraudulently obtained refund checks issued by the U.S. Treasury, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Jorge Gutierrez, 39, of Merchantville, New Jersey; Alberto Sanchez, 34, of Camden; […]

Tax Fraud: Thomas G. Buckner And John. P. Buckner Sentenced on Charges of Major Fraud Against the U.S. Department of Defense And Income Tax Evasion Violations

Brothers Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding U.S. Department of Defense PITTSBURGH – Thomas G. Buckner, 66, of Gibsonia, Pa., and his brother, John. P. Buckner of Lyndora, Pa., have been sentenced in federal court to 30 months incarceration and a $500,000 fine, and 24 months incarceration and a $300,000 fine, respectively, on charges of major […]

Tax Fraud: Justin Manning Indicted on Charges of Wire Fraud, Money Laundering And Filing false Tax Returns

Aurora Man Indicted for Fraud and Money Laundering DENVER — Justin Manning, age 40, of Aurora, Colorado, was indicted by a federal grand jury on September 26, 2017 on charges of wire fraud, money laundering and filing false tax returns, Acting United States Attorney Bob Troyer and IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Steven […]

Tax Fraud: Kenneth J. Coleman Charged in a Nine-Count Indictment Filed of Second-Hand Prescription Drugs

Texas Residents Indicted for Laundering and Structuring Proceeds from Sale of Second-Hand Prescription Drugs Income Allegedly Not Reported on Federal Tax Returns A federal grand jury sitting in Houston, Texas returned an indictment, which was unsealed today, charging two Texas residents with conspiring to commit money laundering and structuring currency transactions, announced Acting Deputy Assistant […]

Tax Fraud: Reginald Eaford Charged With Conspiracy to Make And Present False, Fictitious, And Fraudulent Claims To The IRS

Essex County, New Jersey, Man Gets 51 Months In Prison For Prison Tax Scam NEWARK, N.J. – An East Orange, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 51 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to file false federal income tax returns on behalf of inmates at the Essex County Correctional Facility, Acting […]

Tax Fraud: Howard Hsu And Tracy Chang Sentenced On Tax Fraud Charges

California Mother and Son Sentenced to Prison for Fraudulent Corporate Tax Returns Cheated IRS out of Approximately $500,000 San Francisco residents, Howard Hsu and his mother, Tracy Chang, were sentenced to prison today following their convictions on tax fraud charges, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division […]

Financial Fraud: ACME REFINING CO., Pleaded Guilty To Criminal Tax Violations

Chicago Scrap Iron Refining Company and Its President Plead Guilty to Criminal Tax Violations for Concealing $11.6 Million from IRS CHICAGO — A Chicago-based scrap iron refining business and its president admitted in federal court today that they concealed from the Internal Revenue Service more than $11.6 million in cash wages paid to employees. ACME […]

Tax Fraud: Rodrigo Pablo, Ashrf Mohammed Aly, Minon Miller And Lewis Jefferson Jr. Sentence For Fraudulent Income Tax Returns

LOS ANGELES –The United States Attorney’s Office and IRS Criminal Investigation today announced a 10-year prison sentence against one defendant and the filing of three criminal cases against four individuals who were involved in the preparation of fraudulent income tax returns. While the vast majority of tax professionals provide honest and high-quality services, there are […]

Financial Fraud: Casey Padula Pleaded Guilty to Commit Tax and Bank Fraud

Florida Businessman Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Tax And Bank Fraud Concealed Approximately $2.5 Million in Secret Belize Accounts A Florida businessman pleaded guilty today in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida to conspiracy to commit tax and bank fraud, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of […]