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Civil and Criminal Actions - Calendar Year 2014

Department of Justice Press Releases on Civil and Criminal Actions Taken as a Result of IRS Enforcement Activities - Calendar Year 2014

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

Release Date Release Number Action Type Title of Release
Apr. 15, 2014 14-388 Civil Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Alabama Tax Return Preparers
Apr. 15, 2014 14-387 Criminal Tennessee Husband and Wife Sentenced to 36 Months for Tax Fraud
Apr. 15, 2014 14-385 Criminal Hawaii Man Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Claim for Tax Refund and Filing False Retaliatory Liens Against Four Federal Officials
Apr. 11, 2014 14-376 Criminal Indiana Physician Sentenced for Failing to Pay Employment Taxes
Apr. 10, 2014 14-374 Criminal Queens, N.Y., Tax Preparer Indicted for Filing False Tax Returns
Apr. 10, 2014 14-372 Criminal Owner of Tax Return Preparation Franchise and Health Provider Business Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud, Healthcare Fraud and Money Laundering
Apr. 10, 2014 14-367 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down Mississippi Tax Return Preparer
Apr. 10, 2014 14-366 Criminal Three Men Charged with Allegedly Defrauding the FCC of Approximately $32 Million
Apr. 9, 2014 14-358 Criminal Hewlett-Packard Russia Agrees to Plead Guilty to Foreign Bribery
Apr. 9, 2014 14-355 Criminal Justice Department Highlights Tax Division's Enforcement Results
Apr. 8, 2014 14-352 Civil Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Stop Pennsylvania Man from Preparing Federal Tax Returns
Apr. 7, 2014 14-346 Civil Justice Department Asks Federal Court to Shut Down Louisiana Tax Preparer
Apr. 7, 2014 14-345 Criminal As Tax Filing Deadline Nears, Attorney General Holder Calls Stolen Identity Refund Fraud ‘Rising Threat,’ Vows Aggressive Enforcement Against Scams
Apr. 4, 2014 14-341 Criminal North Carolina Paving Contractor Sentenced to Prison for Tax and Bank Fraud
Apr. 3, 2014 14-339 Civil Court Enters Judgment Against Pontiac, Mich., Law Firm and Permanently Enjoins the Firm from Continuing to Pay Wages to Employees Without Paying Associated Payroll Taxes
Apr. 1, 2014 14-329 Criminal Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Stolen Identity Refund Fraud and Firearms Offenses
Mar. 31, 2014 14-326 Criminal Los Angeles Physician Assistant Pleads Guilty in Two Medicare Fraud Cases
Mar. 31, 2014 14-323 Civil Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Stop Las Vegas Man from Preparing Tax Returns
Mar. 25, 2014 14-312 Criminal Queens, N.Y., Tax Return Preparer Indicted for Preparing False Tax Returns
Mar. 25, 2014 14-307 Criminal Georgia Husband and Wife Tax Return Preparers Sent to Prison for Tax Fraud
Mar. 24, 2014 14-302 Criminal U.S. and Canadian Citizens Charged with Using Offshore Accounts and Foreign Nominee Entities to Launder $200,000
Mar. 21, 2014 14-300 Criminal Former President of Russian Steel Producer’s U.S. Subsidiary Indicted for Hiding Assets in Secret Swiss Bank Accounts
Mar. 21, 2014 14-299 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down Florida Tax Return Preparer
Mar. 21, 2014 14-297 Criminal Louisiana Man Sentenced to Prison for Threatening Witness in Federal Trial
Mar. 18, 2014 14-285 Criminal California Attorney Sentenced to Prison in Scheme to Hide Millions in Secret Swiss Accounts at UBS AG and Pictet & Cie
Mar. 18, 2014 14-283 Criminal Detroit Tax Preparer Convicted for Filing False Tax Returns, Failing to Report Half a Million Dollars in His Own Income
Mar. 14, 2014 14-275 Civil Federal Court Shuts Down Georgia Tax Return Preparer
Mar. 13, 2014 14-271 Criminal Leader of Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Ring Sentenced to Jail
Mar. 13, 2014 14-269 Criminal Construction Company Owner Convicted of Two Counts of Filing False Corporate Tax Returns
Mar. 13, 2014 14-266 Criminal Custom Furniture Builders Plead Guilty to Tax Evasion
Mar. 12, 2014 14-260 Criminal Swiss Banker Pleads Guilty to Conspiring with U.S. Tax Evaders, Other Swiss Bankers and Bank Management
Mar. 10, 2014 14-247 Civil Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Shut Down Chicago Tax Preparation Business
Mar. 7, 2014 14-245 Criminal Owner of Tax Preparation Business in Washington, D.C., Indicted for Conspiring to Defraud the Internal Revenue Service and Preparing False Individual Income Tax Returns
Mar. 7, 2014 14-244 Civil Justice Department Sues to Stop California Tax Return Preparers
Mar. 6, 2014 14-236 Criminal Staten Island, N.Y., Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Preparing False Tax Returns
Mar. 5, 2014 14-232 Criminal Two Individuals and Company Found Guilty of Conspiracy to Sell Trade Secrets to Chinese Companies
Mar. 5, 2014 14-231 Civil Justice Department Asks Federal Court to Shut Down Clinton, Miss., Tax Preparer
Mar. 4, 2014 14-226 Civil Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Dallas Tax Return Preparer
Feb. 28, 2014 14-220 Criminal Massachusetts Dentist Charged with Tax Evasion
Feb. 27, 2014 14-218 Criminal Portola Valley, Calif., Man Sentenced to Prison for Failure to Report Foreign Bank Accounts Held at UBS
Feb. 27, 2014 14-212 Criminal Fort Benning Employee Allegedly Steals Military Identities to Commit Multi-Million Dollar Tax Refund Fraud
Feb. 26, 2014 14-208 Civil Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Texas Tax Preparer
Feb. 25, 2014 14-205 Criminal United States Postal Service Employee Charged in Scheme to Fraudulently Extinguish Debts and to Obtain Fraudulent Tax Refunds
Feb. 24, 2014 14-199 Criminal Massachusetts Man Sentenced for Tax Fraud and Mail Fraud
Feb. 24, 2014 14-198 Criminal Three Plead Guilty to Bank Secrecy Act Violations in Connection with Check Cashing Scheme
Feb. 24, 2014 14-193 Criminal Justice Department Highlights Efforts to Combat Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud
Feb. 21, 2014 14-188 Civil Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Detroit Tax Preparer
Feb. 20, 2014 14-183 Civil Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Stop Tennessee Man from Preparing Tax Returns
Feb. 20, 2014 14-179 Criminal Alabama Family Sentenced to Prison for Identity Theft Scheme
Feb. 20, 2014 14-178 Criminal Alabama Bank Employee Sentenced to Prison for Role in Tax Refund Fraud
Feb. 19, 2014 14-174 Criminal Former Detroit Liquor Store Owner Sentenced for Tax Fraud and for Selling Cutting Agents to Drug Dealers
Feb. 14, 2014 14-164 Criminal Former Georgia Tax Return Preparer Sentenced for Tax Fraud
Feb. 14, 2014 14-163 Criminal Mizrahi Bank Client Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Return
Feb. 12, 2014 14-152 Criminal Armenian Power Gang Associate Convicted for His Role in Racketeering Conspiracy
Feb. 12, 2014 14-151 Criminal Denver Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion, Admits to Making False Statements to the IRS
Feb. 11, 2014 14-145 Civil Justice Department Highlights Ongoing Efforts to Protect the Public and Shut Down Fraudulent Tax Return Preparers and Promoters Nationwide
Feb. 10, 2014 14-140 Criminal Former Executive of Power Generation Company Charged with Fraud and Money Laundering
Feb. 10, 2014 14-137 Criminal Former Bank of America Executive Pleads Guilty for Role in Conspiracy and Fraud Involving Investment Contracts for Municipal Bonds Proceeds
Feb. 7, 2014 14-134 Civil Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Utah Tax Preparer
Feb. 7, 2014 14-133 Civil Justice Department Files Lawsuit to Stop Delaware Woman from Preparing Tax Returns
Feb. 7, 2014 14-132 Criminal New Mexico Farmer Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud, Fraudulently Collecting Farm Subsidies
Feb. 7, 2014 14-131 Civil Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Chicago Tax Preparer
Feb. 7, 2014 14-130 Criminal Former Chiropractor Convicted of Tax Fraud
Feb. 6, 2014 14-128 Criminal California Woman Sentenced in Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme
Feb. 6, 2014 14-127 Criminal Georgia Dentist Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
Feb. 4, 2014 14-121 Civil Court Bars N.C. Tax Return Preparer from Preparing Returns for Others
Feb. 3, 2014 14-114 Criminal Las Vegas Attorney Pleads Guilty for Role in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud
Feb. 3, 2014 14-113 Civil Court Permanently Enjoins Georgia Tax Return Preparer and Her Company
Jan. 31, 2014 14-109 Criminal Leader of Alleged Sports Betting Ring Pleads Guilty to Racketeering Charges
Jan. 31, 2014 14-107 Criminal Three Tennessee Men Plead Guilty in $8 Million Ponzi Scheme
Jan. 30, 2014 14-105 Criminal Jury Convicts Two Men for Filing False Claims Against Internal Revenue Service
Jan. 29, 2014 14-094 Civil Justice Department Sues to Stop Florida Tax Return Preparer from Preparing Federal Tax Returns for Others
Jan. 27, 2014 14-086 Criminal Alabama Man Indicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme
Jan. 27, 2014 14-085 Civil Court Permanently Enjoins Georgia Tax Return Preparer
Jan. 27, 2014 14-084 Criminal Alabama Jury Convicts Current and Former Corrections Officers of Identity Theft and Tax Fraud
Jan. 24, 2014 14-080 Criminal Connecticut Man Convicted of Tax Evasion and Conspiracy Charges
Jan. 22, 2014 14-067 Criminal Florida Man Convicted of Tax Fraud
Jan. 16, 2014 14-055 Criminal Alabama Tax Preparer Indicted for Preparing False Returns for Clients
Jan. 16, 2014 14-054 Criminal Check Casher Sentenced to Jail for Involvement in Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme
Jan. 16, 2014 14-053 Criminal Alabama Medical Clerk and Another Indicted in Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Schemes
Jan. 15, 2014 14-048 Criminal Jury Convicts Georgia Woman for Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud
Jan. 14, 2014 14-045 Criminal Former Sevierville, Tenn., Resident Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion
Jan. 13, 2014 14-043 Criminal Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud and Identity Theft
Jan. 13, 2014 14-042 Civil Court Rejects Banking Associations’ Challenge to Regulations Addressing Offshore Tax Avoidance
Jan. 13, 2014 14-036 Criminal Social Worker Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft, Tax Crimes
Jan. 9, 2014 14-028 Criminal Georgia Husband and Wife Tax Return Preparers Plead Guilty to Tax Crimes
Jan. 9, 2014 14-019 Criminal Alcoa World Alumina Agrees to Plead Guilty to Foreign Bribery and Pay $223 Million in Fines and Forfeiture

 

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