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Civil and Criminal Actions - 2012

Department of Justice Press Releases on Civil and Criminal Actions Taken as a Result of IRS Enforcement Activities - Calendar Year 2012

NOTE: The release title links below will take you to the Department of Justice web site. This list is not all inclusive.

 

Release Date Release Number Action Type Release Title
12/28/12 12-1549 Civil Federal Court Bars Alleged Co-Owner of Las Vegas Instant Tax Service Franchise from Preparing Tax Returns
12/21/12 12-1541 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Georgia Tax Preparers
12/20/12 12-1539 Criminal Federal Inmate in Alabama Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Perpetrated While in Prison
12/18/12 12-1515 Criminal Former Heber City, Utah Resident Convicted of Filing False Claims for Tax Refunds Totaling More Than $2.2 Million
12/18/12 12-1510 Criminal Las Vegas Attorney Sentenced for Tax Fraud
12/14/12 12-1502 Criminal Former Alabama State Employee Sentenced for Identity Theft and Tax Fraud
12/14/12 12-1500 Criminal Department of Justice Forfeits Nearly $7 Million in Proceeds of Unlawful Offshore Gambling and Money Laundering Following Guilty Plea by William Paul Scott
12/13/12 12-1496 Criminal Former New Jersey Chiropractor Charged in Scheme to Extinguish Debt and to Obtain Fraudulent IRS Tax Refunds
12/13/12 12-1492 Criminal Florida Accountant Indicted for Stealing Client Money Intended for IRS
12/11/12 12-1484 Civil Justice Department Sues Nevada CPA to Block Promotion of Alleged Tax Fraud Scheme
12/11/12 12-1478 Criminal HSBC Holdings PLC and HSBC Bank USA N.A. Admit to Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions Violations, Forfeit 256 Billion in Deferred Prosecution Agreement
12/11/12 12-1477 Civil Federal Court Permanently Bars Baton Rouge Tax Service from Preparing Tax Returns
12/10/12 12-1473 Criminal Former Dallas Securities Broker Pleads Guilty in Oklahoma for Role in Stock Manipulation Scheme
12/10/12 12-1467 Criminal Standard Chartered Bank Agrees to Forfeit $227 Million for Illegal Transactions with Iran, Sudan, Libya, and Burma
12/05/12 12-1454 Criminal Virginia Anesthesiologist Sentenced for Filing False Tax Returns
12/05/12 12-1448 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Nashville, Tennessee Mo’ Money Taxes License
12/04/12 12-1444 Criminal Utah Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud
12/04/12 12-1442 Criminal Florida Man Charged with Filing False Claims for Tax Refunds
11/30/12 12-1427 Criminal New Jersey Couple Sentenced to Prison for Failing to Pay Employment Taxes
11/26/12 12-1407 Criminal Mexican National Sentenced to 54 Months in Prison for Trafficking the Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens
11/20/12 12-1393 Criminal Colorado Tax Defier Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Fraud and Tax Conspiracy
11/19/12 12-1390 Criminal Former Executives of Stanford Financial Group Entities Convicted for Roles in Fraud Scheme
11/19/12 12-1387 Criminal New Mexico Man Sentenced to Prison for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
11/19/12 12-1383 Criminal San Diego Used Car Wholesaler Sentenced on Tax Evasion
11/16/12 12-1377 Civil Federal Court Permanently Bars Michigan Lawyer from Promoting Alleged Tax Fraud Scheme
11/16/12 12-1372 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down South Florida Tax Preparer
11/15/12 12-1371 Criminal Massachusetts Tax Defier Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion and Conspiracy to Defraud the United States
11/07/12 12-1329 Criminal Mexican Pecan Company Owner Sentenced to 48 Months in Prison for Scheme to Defraud the U.S. Export-Import Bank
11/07/12 12-1325 Criminal Barbados National Sentenced to Prison for Using Stolen Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds
11/06/12 12-1323 Criminal Virginia Man Convicted of Tax Crimes
11/02/12 12-1316 Criminal Ohio Attorney Sentenced to 85 Months in Prison for Tax Fraud and Obstruction of Justice Crimes
11/02/12 12-1315 Criminal Owner of Tax Preparation Firm Operating in Alabama and Georgia Pleads Guilty to Fraud and Filing False Returns
11/01/12 12-1305 Criminal Washington, DC, Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Two Years in Prison for Preparing False Tax Returns
11/01/12 12-1304 Civil Federal Court in Ohio Issues Preliminary Injunction Against Instant Tax Service Franchiser and Its CEO
10/31/12 12-1302 Criminal Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty to a Sophisticated Million Dollar Identity Theft Scheme
10/31/12 12-1301 Civil Federal Court Permanently Bars Mississippi Woman from Preparing Tax Returns
10/26/12 12-1293 Criminal Ohio Insurance Salesman Pleads Guilty to Tax Obstruction and Currency Structuring
10/24/12 12-1287 Criminal U.S. Postal Service Mail Carrier Indicted for Involvement with Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy
10/24/12 12-1283 Criminal Alabama Man Indicted for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
10/23/12 12-1278 Criminal Alabama Woman Sentenced to Prison for Using Stolen Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds
10/23/12 12-1275 Criminal President of Costa Rican Company Sentenced to 60 Years in Prison for Half-Billion Dollar Fraud Scheme with Thousands of Victims Worldwide
10/18/12 12-1260 Criminal Family Members in Alabama Plead Guilty in Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme
10/18/12 12-1258 Criminal Three Former Financial Services Executives Sentenced to Serve Time in Prison for Roles in Conspiracies Involving Investment Contracts for the Proceeds of Municipal Bonds
10/17/12 12-1255 Criminal Detroit Area Gas Station Owner and His Bookkeeper Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud
10/17/12 12-1254 Criminal Massachusetts Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion and Conspiracy to Obstruct and Impede the IRS
10/16/12 12-1247 Criminal Ohio Insurance Salesman Sentenced to 37 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion
10/12/12 12-1237 Criminal Man Pleads Guilty in Ohio Federal Court to Tax and Mortgage Fraud Conspiracies
10/11/12 12-1231 Criminal Former COO of Louisiana Construction Management Company and Brother-In-Law Charged in Fraud Scheme
10/10/12 12-1220 Criminal Two U.S. Contractor Employees Sentenced for Kickback Conspiracy and Tax Crimes Related to Iraq Reconstruction Efforts
10/09/12 12-1216 Criminal Financial Fraud Enforcement Task Force Members Reveal Results of Distressed Homeowner Initiative
10/02/12 12-1195 Criminal Abbott Laboratories Sentenced for Misbranding Drug
10/02/12 12-1191 Criminal Idaho Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy and Filing False Tax Returns
09/27/12 12-1173 Criminal Massachusetts Tax Fraud Promoter Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Tax Evasion and Conspiracy to Obstruct and Impede the IRS
09/21/12 12-1147 Criminal Massachusetts Tax Fraud Promoter Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Conspiracy to Obstruct and Impede the IRS
09/19/12 12-1136 Criminal Alabama Defendants Sentenced in a Multi-Million Dollar Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme
09/18/12 12-1127 Criminal Justice Department Announces New Directive to Fight Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
09/18/12 12-1126 Criminal Self-Proclaimed “President” of Sovereign Citizen Group Indicted for Tax Crimes
09/14/12 12-1122 Civil Federal Court Bars Three Pennsylvania Men from Preparing Tax Returns
09/13/12 12-1119 Criminal Alabama Woman Sentenced to 64 Months in Prison for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
09/13/12 12-1118 Criminal New York Business Owners Plead Guilty to Tax Evasion
09/13/12 12-1112 Criminal Former Chief Investment Officer of Stanford Financial Group Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Obstruction of Justice
09/11/12 12-1100 Criminal State of Alabama Employee Pleads Guilty to Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
09/11/12 12-1099 Criminal South Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
09/11/12 12-1098 Criminal Pennsylvania Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
09/10/12 12-1091 Criminal Former US Airways Pilot Sentenced in North Carolina to 10 Years in Prison for Tax Fraud
09/07/12 12-1089 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Texas Tax Preparers
09/06/12 12-1086 Criminal Massachusetts Tax Fraud Promoter Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Obstruct and Impede the IRS
09/05/12 12-1079 Criminal North Carolina Businessman Sentenced to 12 Years in Prison for Payroll Tax Fraud
09/04/12 12-1077 Criminal Foreign National Pleads Guilty to Leading Role in Trafficking the Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens
08/31/12 12-1071 Criminal Three Former UBS Executives Convicted for Frauds Involving Contracts Related to the Investment of Municipal Bond Proceeds
08/28/12 12-1054 Civil Federal Court Permanently Bars California Lawyer from Tax Preparation and Giving Tax Advice
08/27/12 12-1051 Criminal Former Energy Drink Company Owner Sentenced to More Than Four Years in Prison
08/23/12 12-1043 Criminal Wisconsin Neurosurgeon Convicted of Filing False Tax Return and Failing to File Report of Foreign Bank Accounts
08/21/12 12-1028 Criminal Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme
08/17/12 12-1020 Criminal Georgia Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Crimes
08/16/12 12-1018 Criminal Arizona Man Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison in Money Laundering and Tax Scheme
08/16/12 12-1016 Criminal Alabama Man Indicted in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy
08/15/12 12-1009 Criminal Alabama Women Indicted in $2.8 Million Conspiracy to Use Stolen Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds
08/15/12 12-1008 Criminal Six Indicted in Alabama in Million-dollar Conspiracy to Use Stolen Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds
08/15/12 12-1005 Civil Federal Court in Kansas City, Kansas, Shuts Down Tax-return Preparer
08/13/12 12-1000 Criminal Residents of California and Utah Sentenced for Tax Fraud
08/10/12 12-998 Criminal Arizona Tax Defier Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Fraud and Tax Conspiracy
08/10/12 12-995 Civil Federal Court Permanently Bars Detroit Husband and Wife from Promoting Alleged Tax-fraud Scheme and from Preparing Federal Tax Returns
08/10/12 12-992 Civil New York Federal Court Bars Woman from Preparing Tax Returns
08/09/12 12-991 Criminal Former Co-Owner of Contracting Company Pleads Guilty to Defrauding U.S. Government
08/09/12 12-989 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down Florida Tax Return Preparers
08/08/12 12-988 Criminal Alabama Return Preparer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Tax Conspiracy Involving Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
08/07/12 12-979 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Chicago Tax Preparer
08/06/12 12-978 Criminal District of Columbia Return Preparer Convicted of Preparing False Tax Returns
07/31/12 12-956 Criminal Utah Man Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Claim for Tax Refund
07/30/12 12-953 Criminal California UBS Clients Sentenced to Prison for Hiding Assets in Secret Bank Accounts Around the World
07/27/12 12-942 Criminal New York Distributor of Prepaid Phone Cards Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
07/27/12 12-939 Criminal Maryland Resident Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns
07/27/12 12-937 Criminal Alabama Return Preparers Sentenced to Jail for Tax Conspiracy
07/24/12 12-915 Criminal Texas Return Preparer Sentenced to Jail for Preparing False Tax Returns
07/24/12 12-914 Criminal Former North Carolina Builder Arrested and Charged with Tax Obstruction and Conversion of Government Property
07/23/12 12-907 Criminal Las Vegas Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
07/23/12 12-904 Criminal Florida Tax Preparer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
07/20/12 12-895 Criminal Former Financial Services Executive Indicted for His Participation in a Far-Reaching Conspiracy and Scheme to Defraud Involving Investment Contracts for the Proceeds of Municipal Bonds
07/20/12 12-893 Criminal $19 Million Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Conspiracy Charged in Alaska
07/19/12 12-892 Criminal Two Foreign Nationals Plead Guilty to Trafficking the Identities of Puerto Rican U.S. Citizens
07/19/12 12-890 Criminal Former Employee of Nursing Home Company Operating in North Carolina and Virginia Sentenced to Serve 63 Months in Prison for Kickback Schemes and Tax Evasion
07/18/12 12-884 Criminal Former CFO of North Carolina Assisted Living Facility Chain Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy
07/10/12 12-860 Criminal Virginia Man Charged with Tax Crimes
07/05/12 12-853 Criminal CEO of Axius Inc. and Finance Professional Indicted for Alleged Roles in Scheme to Bribe Stock Brokers and Manipulate Stock Prices
07/05/12 12-852 Criminal Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Case
07/03/12 12-849 Criminal Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud
06/29/12 12-839 Criminal Man Sentenced to 71 Months for South Florida Tax Conspiracy
06/29/12 12-833 Criminal Former Florida Salesperson Sentenced to Jail for Tax Fraud Conspiracy
06/28/12 12-830 Criminal Witness in Identity Theft and Tax Trial Sentenced in Alabama to 15 Months in Prison for Perjury and Lying to a Federal Agent
06/27/12 12-821 Criminal Operator of Payroll Companies Charged in North Carolina with Federal Fraud and Money Laundering Crimes
06/27/12 12-817 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down South Florida Tax Return Preparer
06/25/12 12-805 Criminal Ohio Insurance Salesman Indicted for Impairing and Impeding the IRS
06/21/12 12-792 Criminal Former Las Vegas Nightclub VIP Host Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Return
06/21/12 12-785 Criminal Former Chief Investment Officer of Stanford Financial Group Pleads Guilty to Obstruction of Justice
06/20/12 12-780 Criminal Jury Convicts Louisiana Tax Defier
06/18/12 12-768 Criminal Data Systems & Solutions LLC Resolves Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Violations and Agrees to Pay $8.82 Million Criminal Penalty
06/15/12 12-762 Criminal Three Tax Return Preparers Charged with Helping Clients Evade Taxes by Hiding Millions in Secret Accounts at Two Israeli Banks
06/14/12 12-757 Criminal Check Cashers in Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Los Angeles Charged for Alleged Violations of Anti-Money Laundering Laws
06/14/12 12-756 Criminal Allen Stanford Sentenced to 110 Years in Prison for Orchestrating $7 Billion Investment Fraud Scheme
06/12/12 12-745 Criminal New York Certified Public Accountant Who Failed to Pay Employment Taxes Sentenced to Two Years in Prison
06/12/12 12-742 Criminal ING Bank NV Agrees to Forfeit $619 Million for Illegal Transactions with Cuban and Iranian Entities
06/11/12 12-740 Criminal Minnesota Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Federal Excise Tax Crimes and Tax Fraud
06/08/12 12-731 Criminal Former Alabama Resident Sentenced to 53 Months in Prison for Tax Evasion
06/04/12 12-712 Criminal Former Arizona State Representative Sentenced to 27 Months in Prison for Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion Related to the Misuse of More Than $140,000 in Charity Funds
06/01/12 12-705 Criminal Maryland Business Owner Sentenced for Failing to Pay Employment Taxes
06/01/12 12-704 Criminal Five Sentenced for Their Roles in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme
06/01/12 12-701 Criminal Fourteen Defendants Plead Guilty for Their Roles in Scheme to Fraudulently Control Home Owners Associations in Las Vegas
05/31/12 12-700 Criminal Woman Convicted of Tax Fraud Conspiracy in South Florida Sentenced to 51 Months in Prison
05/30/12 12-692 Criminal South Florida Retired Businessman Pleads Guilty to Failing to Disclose Assets Held in Swiss Banks
05/30/12 12-689 Criminal New York Businessman Pleads Guilty to Filing False Corporate Tax Return
05/29/12 12-683 Criminal Self-proclaimed “Governor” of Alabama Sentenced to Ten Years in Federal Prison for Tax Fraud
05/29/12 12-680 Criminal Owner of Hawaii Car Dealerships and Chief Financial Officer Plead Guilty to Tax Crimes
05/23/12 12-670 Criminal Final Defendant Sentenced for His Role in International Conspiracy Involving the Forced Labor of Eastern European Women in Detroit-area Exotic Dance Clubs
05/23/12 12-669 Criminal Georgia Tax Cheats Indicted for Conspiring to Defraud the United States
05/22/12 12-660 Criminal Former Pennsylvania Businessman Convicted of Filing False Returns
05/22/12 12-657 Criminal Ohio Insurance Salesman Guilty of Tax Charges
05/21/12 12-656 Criminal Former Haitian Government Official Sentenced to Nine Years in Prison for Role in Scheme to Launder Bribes
05/21/12 12-652 Criminal Former Alexandria, Virginia, Resident Pleads Guilty to Corruptly Endeavoring to Impede the Internal Revenue Service
05/17/12 12-641 Criminal Bay Area Woman Indicted in San Francisco for Tax Evasion and Bank Fraud
05/17/12 12-640 Criminal Defendants in Alabama Plead Guilty in Two Separate Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Schemes
05/17/12 12-637 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down San Antonio Tax Return Preparers
05/16/12 12-631 Criminal Alabama Sisters Sent to Prison for Their Roles in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
05/14/12 12-625 Criminal Alabama Pharmacist and Wife Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy
05/14/12 12-623 Criminal New Mexico Man Pleads Guilty to Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Crimes
05/11/12 12-620 Criminal Three Former Financial Services Executives Convicted for Roles in Conspiracies Involving Investment Contracts for the Proceeds of Municipal Bonds
05/11/12 12-619 Criminal Virginia Anesthesiologist Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns
05/09/12 12-595 Criminal Michigan Man Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for Tax Fraud Scheme and Gun Crime
05/08/12 12-594 Criminal Leaders of Multi-million Dollar Fraud Ring That Used Stolen Information of Medicaid Recipients Each Sentenced to Over 25 Years in Prison
05/08/12 12-592 Criminal Alabama Return Preparer Sentenced to Federal Prison for Tax Conspiracy Involving Stolen Identity Refund Fraud
05/07/12 12-585 Criminal Abbott Labs to Pay $1.5 Billion to Resolve Criminal & Civil Investigations of Off-label Promotion of Depakote
05/04/12 12-580 Criminal Nine Alabama Family Members Indicted in Conspiracy to Obtain Tax Refunds Using Stolen Identities
05/03/12 12-573 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down Texas Tax Return Preparer
05/02/12 12-570 Criminal Cincinnati Attorney Pleads Guilty to Obstructing IRS
05/02/12 12-567 Criminal Prison Inmate Indicted in Alabama for Filing False Tax Returns
05/01/12 12-564 Criminal Colorado Man and Co-defendant Found Guilty for Scheme to File Approximately $22 Million in False Claims with the IRS
04/30/12 12-559 Criminal President of Costa Rican Company Convicted in Half a Billion Dollar Fraud Scheme with Thousands of Victims Worldwide
04/27/12 12-552 Criminal Virginia Man Sentenced for Filing a False Refund Claim Based on Forms-1099 and for Failing to File Tax Returns
04/26/12 12-547 Criminal Long Island, NY, Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to 37 Months for Tax Fraud
04/25/12 12-531 Civil Federal Court Bars Two Louisiana Women from Preparing Tax Returns
04/24/12 12-529 Criminal Massachusetts Financial Advisor Sentenced to 60 Months in Prison for Tax Crimes and Contempt
04/24/12 12-525 Criminal Florida Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft and Wire Fraud
04/20/12 12-508 Criminal Ohio Attorney Convicted of Tax Fraud and Obstruction of Justice Crimes
04/19/12 12-498 Civil Justice Department Asks Federal Court to Shut Down Three Philadelphia-area Tax Preparers
04/19/12 12-496 Criminal Utah Tax Defier Pleads Guilty in Nine-year Scam to Defraud the United States, Is Sentenced to Two-year Prison Term
04/18/12 12-492 Criminal Tennessee Engineering Consultant and Wife Charged with Tax Crimes
04/18/12 12-491 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Five South Florida Tax Return Preparers
04/16/12 12-482 Criminal Ohio Insurance Salesman Pleads Guilty to Failing to File Income Tax Returns
04/16/12 12-481 Criminal Former Partner at Major International Accounting Firm Sentenced to Prison for Tax Crimes
04/12/12 12-469 Criminal Pennsylvania Man Arrested for Tax Evasion
04/12/12 12-467 Criminal Five Indicted in Alabama for Conspiracy to Obtain Tax Refunds Using Stolen Identities
04/12/12 12-466 Civil D.C. Federal Court Acts to Halt Alleged “Sham Cemetery” Tax Scheme
04/11/12 12-458 Criminal Alabama Tax Preparation Business Owner and Five Preparers Indicted for Tax Fraud Scheme
04/10/12 12-453 Criminal Pennsylvania Tax Defier Sentenced to More Than Six Years in Prison
04/10/12 12-452 Criminal Las Vegas Real Estate Agent Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Tax and Bankruptcy Fraud
04/06/12 12-442 Criminal District of Columbia Return Preparer Indicted for Preparing False Tax Returns
04/05/12 12-436 Criminal Montgomery, Alabama, Woman Indicted for Using Stolen Identities and Debit Cards to Obtain Tax Refunds
04/05/12 12-435 Criminal Alabama Woman Indicted for Tax Fraud Using Stolen Identities
04/04/12 12-428 Criminal Former Executive of Miami-Based Ocean Bank Sentenced to Serve 37 Months in Prison for Participating in Bribery Scheme and Filing False Tax Returns
04/02/12 12-418 Criminal New Hampshire and Massachusetts Residents Convicted for Promoting and Using Tax Defier Schemes
04/02/12 12-417 Criminal Alabama Woman Indicted for Tax Fraud
04/02/12 12-416 Criminal Michigan Man Arrested on Tax Charges
03/30/12 12-406 Criminal Virginia Man Sentenced to 24 Months for Scheme to Conceal Pakistan Government Funding for His U.S. Lobbying Efforts
03/29/12 12-401 Civil Justice Department Asks Federal Court to Bar Indiana Firm from Preparing Tax Returns
03/29/12 12-400 Civil Federal Court Permanently Bars San Diego Accountant from Preparing Tax Returns That Understate Income
03/29/12 12-398 Criminal Six Arraigned on Tax Conspiracy in a Corporate Bonus Scheme Based in Western New York
03/29/12 12-397 Criminal Georgia Tax Preparer Charged with Tax Fraud and Identity Theft
03/28/12 12-393 Civil Justice Department Sues National Tax Preparation Firm and Franchisees to Stop Alleged Pervasive Tax Fraud
03/28/12 12-388 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Texas Tax Return Preparer
03/28/12 12-387 Criminal Honolulu Firearms Business Owner Sentenced to 51 Months in Prison for Federal Tax Offenses
03/27/12 12-382 Criminal Witness in Identity Theft and Tax Trial Convicted of Perjury and Lying to a Federal Agent
03/27/12 12-381 Criminal Former Caesar's Palace Nightclub Owner, Head Doorman Plead Guilty to Tax Crimes
03/23/12 no number Criminal SK Foods Former Owner and CEO Scott Salyer Pleads Guilty to Racketeering and Price Fixing in California
03/22/12 12-365 Criminal Armenian Power Member and Three Armenian Power Associates Convicted in Los Angeles for Roles in Identity Theft Ring
03/21/12 12-349 Civil Federal Court Bars Former Owner of Brooklyn Tax Firm from Operating Tax Preparation Businesses
03/21/12 12-348 Criminal Noted Scientist Sentenced to 13-Year Prison Term for Attempted Espionage, Fraud and Tax Charges
03/20/12 12-346 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Bar Las Vegas Couple from Preparing Federal Tax Returns
03/20/12 12-344 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Mississippi Tax Return Preparer
03/20/12 12-343 Criminal Former Army Contractor Sentenced to 39 Months in Prison for Role in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Related to DOD Contracts
03/16/12 12-337 Criminal Georgia Couple Convicted of Conspiring to Defraud IRS and Filing False Returns in South Florida Refund Scheme
03/14/12 12-325 Criminal Former Arizona State Representative Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion Related to the Misuse of More Than $140,000 in Charity Funds
03/14/12 12-322 Criminal Former Employee of Nursing Home Company Operating in North Carolina and Virginia Pleads Guilty to Kickback Schemes and Tax Evasion
03/13/12 12-318 Criminal Six Plead Guilty in Ohio to Tax and Mail Fraud Conspiracies Involving I.D. Theft of Deceased
03/13/12 12-315 Criminal Alabama Woman Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison for Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scheme
03/13/12 12-310 Criminal Former Haitian Government Official Convicted in Miami for Role in Scheme to Launder Bribes Paid by Telecommunications Companies
03/06/12 12-293 Criminal Allen Stanford Convicted in Houston for Orchestrating $7 Billion Investment Fraud Scheme
03/06/12 12-290 Civil Federal Court in Illinois Shuts Down Nationwide “Employee Benefit Plan” Tax Scheme
02/23/12 12-249 Criminal Former Chairman and CEO of Kellogg, Brown & Root Inc. Sentenced to 30 Months in Prison for Foreign Bribery and Kickback Schemes
02/23/12 12-245 Criminal Wife of Former Army Major Sentenced to 72 Months in Prison for Role in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Related to DOD Contracts
02/22/12 12-239 Criminal Tennessee Couple Plead Guilty to Tax Crimes
02/16/12 12-229 Civil Federal Court Bars California Woman from Preparing Federal Tax Returns
02/16/12 12-225 Criminal Maryland Tax Defier Sentenced to 65 Months in Prison
02/16/12 12-223 Criminal Utah Man Charged with Filing False Claims for Tax Refunds
02/14/12 12-214 Criminal Boca Raton, Florida-based CPA Indicted for Preparing False Tax Returns and Obstructing Internal Revenue Laws
02/13/12 12-212 Criminal New York Man Arrested on Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Charges
02/10/12 12-196 Criminal Florida Resident Convicted for Interfering with the IRS and Filing False Tax Returns
02/10/12 12-193 Criminal Former IRS Employee from Texas Sentenced to Nearly Nine Years in Prison on Theft of Government Property and Aggravated Identity Theft Convictions
02/08/12 12-179 Civil Florida Jury Holds Tax Preparer Liable for $135,000 in Penalties for False Tax Returns
02/08/12 12-177 Civil U.S. Court Bars Two in Alabama from Preparing Federal Tax Returns
02/06/12 12-169 Criminal Californian Sentenced to Five Years in Prison for Evading More Than $150,000 in Taxes
02/02/12 12-153 Criminal Swiss Bank Indicted on U.S. Tax Charges
02/02/12 12-152 Criminal Florida Man Indicted for Tax Fraud and Identity Theft
02/02/12 12-151 Criminal Utah Man Charged with Tax Fraud and Bank Structuring
02/01/12 12-147 Civil Federal Court Orders Iowa Man and Eight Companies to Pay Employment Taxes
01/31/12 12-141 Criminal Virginia Contractor Sentenced to Serve 37 Months in Prison for Kickback Scheme and Failure to File Tax Return
01/30/12 12-136 Criminal UBS Clients and Tax Attorney Indicted in Phoenix for Hiding Assets in Secret Foreign Bank Accounts
01/30/12 12-133 Civil Federal Court Bars Nevada Man from Promoting Tax Fraud Scheme
01/27/12 12-123 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down Alabama Tax Preparer
01/26/12 12-116 Criminal Promoter of Anti-Tax Scheme Sentenced in Pennsylvania to Five Years in Prison for Tax Conspiracy
01/25/12 12-104 Criminal Massachusetts Financial Advisor Convicted of Tax Crimes and Contempt
01/25/12 12-103 Criminal Six Charged in Scheme to Use Identities of Deceased People to Get Tax Refunds
01/25/12 12-102 Criminal Former Executive of Miami-Based Ocean Bank Pleads Guilty to Participating in Bribery Scheme and to Filing False Tax Returns
01/24/12 12-099 Criminal Alabama Return Preparers Plead Guilty to Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scheme
01/24/12 12-098 Criminal New Mexico Man Indicted for Using Stolen Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds
01/24/12 12-097 Criminal Louisiana Tax Return Preparer Indicted for Tax Fraud, Wire Fraud and Identity Theft
01/24/12 12-096 Criminal Witness in Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Trial Indicted in Alabama for Perjury
01/24/12 12-094 Criminal Owner of Alabama Tax Business Sentenced to More Than 15 Years in Prison for Identity Theft and Tax Fraud Scheme
01/24/12 12-093 Criminal Justice Department Prevails for a Second Time in Long-running Tax Shelter Case
01/23/12 12-088 Criminal State of Alabama Employee Indicted for Identity Theft and Tax Fraud
01/23/12 12-087 Criminal Three Indicted in Alabama in Conspiracy to Obtain Tax Refunds Using Stolen Identities
01/23/12 12-086 Criminal Alabama Woman Indicted for Using Stolen Identities to Obtain Tax Refunds
01/18/12 12-071 Criminal Arkansas Man Pleads Guilty to Claiming Fraudulent Tax Refunds
01/18/12 12-068 Criminal Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Defraud the United States
01/18/12 12-056 Civil Justice Department Asks Federal Court to Shut Down Louisiana Tax Preparer
01/12/12 12-049 Criminal Utah Chiropractor Convicted of Attempted Evasion of Payment of Income Tax
01/11/12 12-043 Criminal 50 Individuals Charged in Puerto Rico with Allegedly Trafficking Identities of Puerto Rican US Citizens
01/09/12 12-034 Criminal CDR Financial Products Executive and Former Executive Plead Guilty in New York to Bid-Rigging and Fraud Conspiracies Related to Municipal Bond Investments
01/06/12 12-028 Criminal Alabama Tax Preparers Sentenced to Prison for Preparing False Tax Returns
01/06/12 12-026 Civil Federal Court Bars Missouri Man from Preparing Federal Tax Returns
01/06/12 12-025 Criminal Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft and Tax Charges
01/06/12 12-024 Criminal Arizona Man Sentenced to More Than 5 Years in Prison in Money Laundering and Tax Scheme
01/06/12 12-020 Criminal Former Army Major Sentenced to Prison in Bribery and Money Laundering Scheme Related to DOD Contracts in Support of Iraq War
01/05/12 12-012 Criminal New York Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Preparing False Tax Returns
01/03/12 12-004 Criminal Former Assisted Living Facility Chain CEO Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy

 

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