Harrisburg man sentenced to two years of probation for failing to pay employment taxes


Date: February 24, 2021

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HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Darasomalee Thach, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on February 23, 2021, to two years of probation, by Chief U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III, for conspiring to defraud the United States by failing to pay employment taxes. Thach was ordered to pay $360,897.86 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.

According to Acting United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Thach previously admitted that while he co-owned and operated a temporary staffing company in Harrisburg, he failed to withhold and pay over employment taxes in order to maximize his personal profit. The unlawful conduct occurred from 2011 through 2015.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carlo D. Marchioli and former Assistant U.S. Attorney James T. Clancy prosecuted the case.