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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…

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 fraud against the U.S. Department of Defense and income tax evasion violations, United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.According to the information presented to the court,…

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 Osborne announced. Today, October 2, 2017, Manning is scheduled to appear before a U.S. Magistrate Judge where he will be advised of his rights and the charges pending against him.…

Tax Fraud: MARCEL A. WALTON Sentenced In Fraudulent Tax Returns

Self-Proclaimed “Grand Sheik” of Moorish Temple Sentenced to Nearly 6 Years in Prison for Scheming to Defraud the IRS out of $3.2 Million CHICAGO — The self-proclaimed “Grand Sheik” of a Moorish temple in Chicago has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for causing the Internal Revenue Service to issue more than $3.2 million in fraudulent tax returns.MARCEL A. WALTON filed three fraudulent returns seeking $900,000 in refunds, causing the IRS to issue him more than $300,000. Walton also recruited…

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 ReturnsA 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 Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez for the…

Tax Fraud: Florida Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to File And Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Justice Department Sues to Stop South Florida Tax Return Business and its Preparers from Preparing Tax Returns Tax Return Preparers Allegedly Made False Claims for the Fuel Tax CreditA Lauderhill, Florida tax return preparation business, and several of its corporate officers, prepare false tax returns for their customers, according to a new civil lawsuit filed by the Justice Department today. The suit, filed in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, asks the court to bar Aleluya Universal Accounting Services Inc.…

Tax Fraud: Richard J. Morgan Charged In a Criminal Information With One Count of Bank Fraud

Shavertown Man Charged With Embezzling Over $428,000 And Obstructing An IRS Investigation SCRANTON – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Richard J. Morgan, age 54, of Shavertown, Pennsylvania, was charged on June 27, 2017, in a criminal information with one count of bank fraud and one count of interfering with the administration of the internal revenue laws.According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Morgan owned and operated Wilkes-Barre Bookkeeping,…

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Tax Fraud: Everardo Laurian Pleaded Guilty to Theft of Government Money

Daly City Resident Pleads Guilty In Tax Fraud Scheme OAKLAND – Everardo Laurian pleaded guilty to theft of government money announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation, Special Agent in Charge Michael T. Batdorf.Laurian, 26, of Daly City, pleaded guilty to theft of government money. The Honorable Jeffery S. White, United States District Judge, accepted the plea today.According to his plea agreement, between March and April 2015, Laurian participated in a…

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 U.S. Attorney William E. Fitzpatrick announced.Reginald Eaford, 47, previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge William H. Walls to an information charging him with conspiracy to make and present false,…

Tax Fraud: Connie L. Christy sentenced For Attempting to Evade The IRS

Interior Design Firm Owner Sentenced for Tax Evasion COLUMBUS, Ohio – Connie L. Christy, 62, of New Albany, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to four months in prison, four months community confinement, three months home confinement and three years of supervised release for attempting to evade the IRS of more than $124,000.Benjamin C. Glassman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Ohio, Frank S. Turner II, Acting Special Agent in Charge, IRS Criminal Investigation, Cincinnati Field Office, announced the…

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 $500,000San 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 and U.S. Attorney Brian J. Stretch for the Northern District of California.Hsu was ordered to serve 33 months in prison and Chang was ordered to…

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 REFINING CO., which does business as Acme Refining Scrap Iron & Metal Co., and its president, LAURENCE C. BARON, each pleaded guilty to impairing and impeding the IRS. Acme…

Tax Fraud: David W. Schwarz Sentenced For Conspiracy, Bank Fraud and Tax Offenses

Former Cay Clubs Chief Financial Officer Sentenced to 40 Years in Prison for Conspiracy, Bank Fraud and Tax Offenses The former Chief Financial Officer of Cay Clubs Resorts and Marinas (Cay Clubs) was sentenced to 40 years in prison, after having been previously convicted by a federal jury of conspiracy, bank fraud, and tax offenses.Benjamin G. Greenberg, Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, Kelly R. Jackson, Special Agent in Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI),…

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Tax Fraud: Dan Farhad Kalili, David Ramin Kalili And David Shahrokh Azarian Sentenced For Hiding Millions of Dollars

Southern California Residents sentenced to Prison for Hiding Millions of Dollars in Secret Foreign Bank Accounts Failed to Report Swiss and Israeli Accounts Held for Over a DecadeThree Orange County, California residents were sentenced to prison today for willfully failing to report their foreign bank accounts in Switzerland and Israel, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.Dan Farhad Kalili, 55, a resident of Irvine, California, was sentenced to…

Tax Fraud: U.S Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia List Of Tax Fraud Sentenced

Even Though Tax Day is behind us, a Reminder to be Vigilant about Tax Fraud ATLANTA – The deadline for individuals to file their tax returns passed yesterday. Most will breathe a sigh of relief that their tax returns were filed on time. However, some may encounter an unexpected impediment – an unscrupulous return preparer who took advantage of them, or their identity was stolen and a tax refund has already been claimed in their name by a thief.The U.S Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Georgia, along with…

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 some dishonest return preparers who operate each filing season and perpetrate refund fraud, identity theft and other scams that hurt taxpayers. IRS…

Tax Fraud: Seven Individuals Convicted of Tax Fraud

HOUSTON With the deadline for filing income tax returns rapidly approaching, Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez and Special Agent in Charge D. Richard Goss of IRS - Criminal Investigation (CI) have jointly announced seven newly-charged tax return preparers as well as a significant sentencing and delivered a warning to those who are thinking about breaking the law by committing tax crimes.“Federal law requires everyone to pay their fair share of taxes,” said Martinez. “False tax returns are an attempt to cheat the system,…

Tax Fraud: Enrique Toribio And Marcus Burke Sentenced For Engaging In Income Tax Fraud

Two Georgia State Prisoners Sentenced for Committing Tax Fraud using Stolen Identities from Prison GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Enrique Toribio has been sentenced to four years in federal prison for engaging in income tax fraud by providing names and Social Security numbers to a tax preparer, and instructing the tax preparer to file fraudulent income tax returns on his behalf using those stolen identities, all while serving his sentence as an inmate in the Georgia Department of Corrections.“This case highlights the continuing…

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 AccountsA 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 the Justice Department’s Tax Division.According to documents filed with the court, Casey Padula, 48, of Port Charlotte, was the sole shareholder of Demandblox Inc.…

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Tax Fraud: Dr. Warren Gregory Belcher Indicted For Filing False Tax Returns And Obstructing The IRS

Maryland Chiropractor Indicted For Filing False Tax Returns And Obstructing The IRS A grand jury in Baltimore, Maryland returned an indictment on March 9, which was unsealed yesterday, charging a chiropractor with one count of corruptly endeavoring to impede the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and six counts of filing false tax returns, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein for the District of Maryland.According to…

Financial Fraud: Eric Dentz and Rebecca Dentz Charged With Conspiracy to Obstruct Justice And Tax Violations

Brunswick couple charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice, tax violations A nine-count indictment was filed charging a Brunswick couple with failing to make payments to support the pension and benefits fund of its employees and then obstructing the subsequent investigation, said Carole S. Rendon, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.Eric Dentz and Rebecca Dentz, both 39, are charged with conspiracy to obstruct justice, tampering with evidence, making false statements to federal agents, and failure to file…