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 …

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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 …

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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; …

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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 …

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Tax Fraud: Clifford Keith Gwinn Sentenced For Embezzling From The Teays Valley Volunteer Fire Department, As Well As a Related Tax Crime

Tax Fraud

Former West Virginia Cabinet Secretary Sentenced to Federal Prison for Embezzling Fire Department Funds HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Hurricane man and former West Virginia Cabinet Secretary was sentenced today to 37 months in federal prison for embezzling $178,790 from the Teays Valley Volunteer Fire Department, as well as a related tax crime, announced United States …

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Financial Fraud: Scott Charles Maddox And Janice Paige Carter-Smith Have Been Indicted In a Forty-Four Count Indictment For Conspiring To Operate a Racketeering Enterprise

Financial Fraud

Tallahassee City Commissioner and Political Consultant Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Tallahassee City Commissioner Scott Charles Maddox, 50, and Tallahassee political consultant Janice Paige Carter-Smith, 53, both of Tallahassee, have been indicted in a forty-four count indictment for conspiring to operate a racketeering enterprise that engaged in acts of bank fraud, extortion, honest …

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Financial Fraud: Group Of Persons Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And Filing a False Tax Return

Financial Fraud

4TH Florida Man Pleads Guilty In Connection To Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Against Xerox Corporation ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Jason Haynes, of Florida, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford to conspiracy to commit wire fraud and filing a false tax return in connection with a scheme …

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Financial Fraud: Lauren Montillo Pleaded Guilty To Conspiracy To Commit Wire Fraud And To Tax Evasion

Financial Fraud

Owings Mills Woman Pleads Guilty to Obtaining Over $4.3 Million in an Advance Fee Fraud Scheme and to Evading Taxes on that Income Baltimore, Maryland – Late on November 29, 2018—a few days before she was scheduled to go to trial—Lauren Montillo, age 47, of Owings Mills, Maryland, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire …

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

Tax Fraud

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 …

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Financial Fraud: David Hansen Indicted For Wire Fraud And Six Counts of Tax Fraud

Investment Fraud

Former Owner and CEO of Yellowstone Partners Investment Firm Indicted for Fraud BOISE – David Hansen, 47, formerly of Idaho Falls, was indicted yesterday, by a federal grand jury sitting in Boise on 17 counts of wire fraud and six counts of tax fraud, U.S. Attorney Bart M. Davis announced. Hansen was the 90 percent …

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Tax Fraud: David Tielle Pleaded Guilty To Fraudulently Claim Tax Refunds Based On The Biodiesel Mixture Tax Credit

Tax Fraud

Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Biodiesel Tax Conspiracy A Harrisburg, Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty yesterday in federal court to one count of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, Acting Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey H. Wood of the Justice …

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Financial Fraud: CEO and CFO of Washakie Renewable Energy Charged With Laundering Proceeds of a Mail Fraud Scheme

Environment, Financial Fraud, Tax Fraud

CEO and CFO of Utah Biodiesel Company and California Businessman Charged in $500 Million Fuel Tax Credit Scheme A federal grand jury sitting in the District of Utah has returned an indictment, which was unsealed today, charging the CEO and CFO of Washakie Renewable Energy (WRE), a Utah-based biodiesel company, and a California businessman with …

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Financial Fraud: Renee Tartaglione Sentenced For 53 Counts Of Conspiracy, Fraud, Theft And Tax Crimes

Tax Fraud

Former Head of Nonprofit Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding Mental Health Clinic Out of Over $2 Million A former head of a Philadelphia nonprofit mental health clinic was sentenced to 82 months in prison for perpetrating a multiyear fraud scheme through which she stole over $2 million from the clinic that she headed, announced Acting …

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Financial Fraud: Antonio Cooper Sentenced For Involvement In a Scheme To Fraudulently Obtain Millions Of Dollars in Income Tax Refunds

Financial Fraud, Tax Fraud

Maryland Man Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison for Role in Scheme That Used Stolen Identities to Fraudulently Seek Tax Refunds Wide-Ranging Operation Filed Over 12,000 Fraudulent Tax Returns Seeking More Than $42 Million WASHINGTON – A Maryland man was sentenced today to seven years in prison for his involvement in a scheme to fraudulently …

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Tax Fraud: Jaquon Mucsarney Sentenced For Conspiracy to Defraud The United States And Aggravated Identity Theft

Tax Fraud

Final Defendant Receives 12 Year Prison Sentence in $2 Million Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS DENVER – Jaquon Mucsarney, age 37, of Aurora, Colorado was sentenced by Chief U.S. District Court Judge Marcia S. Krieger to serve 144 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for conspiracy to defraud the United States …

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Tax Fraud: Robert N. Bertrand Sentenced For Failure to Pay Medicare, Social Security and Federal Income Taxes

Tax Fraud

Former Chief Financial Officer of “Soup Nazi” Business Sentenced to 9 Months’ Imprisonment for Tax Evasion Defendant Failed to Pay Medicare, Social Security, and Federal Income Taxes Earlier today, in federal court in Brooklyn, Robert N. Bertrand, the Former Chief Financial Officer of Soupman, Inc. (“Soupman”), was sentenced by United States District Judge Pamela K. …

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

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 …

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

Tax Fraud

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; …

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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 Evasion Violations

Tax Fraud

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 …

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

Tax Fraud

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 …

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

Tax Fraud

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 …

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