tax evasion

Spanish court summons Shakira to answer tax evasion charges

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court investigating Shakira for possibly evading 14.5 million euros ($16.4 million) in taxes has called on the pop music star to testify in mid-June. Prosecutors charged the singer in December for not paying taxes in Spain between 2012 and 2014, when she lived mostly in the country despite having an … Continue reading Spanish court summons Shakira to answer tax evasion charges

Oklahoma News: Tulsa, John D. Petrig, Independent Contractor Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Tulsa, Oa. – A Tulsa man, John D. Petrig, 49, has been convicted of tax evasion for hiding earnings in an effort to prevent the IRS from collecting his tax debts, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores. Chief U.S. District Judge Gregory K. Frizzell accepted Petrig’s guilty plea Tuesday in federal court and released the defendant … Continue reading Oklahoma News: Tulsa, John D. Petrig, Independent Contractor Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

New York News: Former Harrison Police Chief, ANTHONY MARRACCINI 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 New York – Geoffrey S. Berman, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Jonathan D. Larsen, the Acting Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office … Continue reading New York News: Former Harrison Police Chief, ANTHONY MARRACCINI Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

New Jersey News: TRENTON, George Gilmore, 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; failing to pay over payroll taxes to the IRS; and making false statements on a bank loan application, First Assistant U.S. Attorney Rachael A. … Continue reading New Jersey News: TRENTON, George Gilmore, Ocean County Attorney Charged with Tax Evasion, Filing False Tax Returns, Failing to Pay Over Payroll Taxes, and Making False Statements on Loan Application

Illinois News: CHICAGO, ABRAHAM KISWANI, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Businessman on Tax Evasion Charges

CHICAGO, Illinois — A federal grand jury in Chicago has indicted a businessman on tax evasion charges for allegedly scheming to evade personal income taxes for three years. As the owner of the security firm World Security Bureau, ABRAHAM KISWANI, also known as “Ibriham Kiswani,” willfully failed to pay the full amount of taxes on his … Continue reading Illinois News: CHICAGO, ABRAHAM KISWANI, Federal Grand Jury Indicts Businessman on Tax Evasion Charges

MADRID | Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

MADRID — Spanish prosecutors are charging pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The charges published Friday allege Shakira listed the Bahamas as her official residence for tax purposes during those years but was in fact living in Spain … Continue reading MADRID | Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira

Wisconsin News: John Miller Ragland, Income Tax Evasion

Wisconsin – Matthew D. Krueger, the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that John Miller Ragland (age: 71) formerly of Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin has been charged in an indictment with four counts of tax evasion. Specifically, the indictment charges that Mr. Ragland under-reported his income during the years 2010 – 2013 … Continue reading Wisconsin News: John Miller Ragland, Income Tax Evasion

CAIRO | Egypt’s retired soccer star sentenced to 1 year in prison

CAIRO — An Egyptian court has sentenced Mohamed Aboutrika, one of the country’s greatest all-time soccer players, to a year’s imprisonment for tax evasion. The court also gave the 40-year-old the option to pay a fine of 20,000 Egyptian pounds, or $1,115, to have his sentence suspended. The verdict can be appealed. Aboutrika was sentenced … Continue reading CAIRO | Egypt’s retired soccer star sentenced to 1 year in prison

Texas News: Amid Bribery Scandal, Former Dallas City Councilman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Texas – This morning, four-term Dallas City Councilman Larry Duncan, a former president of Dallas County Schools’ Board of Trustees, pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion before Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn, announced U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox. The charge stems from the federal investigation into the … Continue reading Texas News: Amid Bribery Scandal, Former Dallas City Councilman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Nevada News: Former Las Vegas Valley Water District Employee, Jennifer J. McCain-Bray Pleads Guilty To $6.7 Million Ink/Toner Cartridge Scheme And Tax Evasion

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – A former employee of the Las Vegas Valley Water District pleaded guilty today to mail fraud and tax evasion as part of a scheme to defraud the public utilities company of over $6.7 million, announced U.S. Attorney Dayle Elieson of the District of Nevada. Jennifer J. McCain-Bray, aka JJ McCain, 43, … Continue reading Nevada News: Former Las Vegas Valley Water District Employee, Jennifer J. McCain-Bray Pleads Guilty To $6.7 Million Ink/Toner Cartridge Scheme And Tax Evasion

Pennsylvania News: Former Mountain Energy Manager, Kevin C. Conklin Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay $672K in Restitution for Defrauding Employer and Tax Evasion

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to one year and one day imprisonment, $672,387.67 in restitution and three years of supervised release on his conviction of mail fraud and tax evasion, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Senior United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Former Mountain Energy Manager, Kevin C. Conklin Sentenced to Prison, Ordered to Pay $672K in Restitution for Defrauding Employer and Tax Evasion

Connecticut News: Greenwich Man, PASQUALE F. FURANO Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

Connecticut – John H. Durham, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that PASQUALE F. FURANO, 48, of Greenwich, was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer in New Haven to 12 months of imprisonment, followed by one year of supervised release, for tax evasion. According to court documents and statements … Continue reading Connecticut News: Greenwich Man, PASQUALE F. FURANO Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

Pennsylvania News: Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetist, Loren Pulliam Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

PITTSBURGH, PA – A Penn Hills, Pennsylvania resident pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of income tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady for the Western District of Pennsylvania. According to documents and information provided to the court, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetist, Loren Pulliam Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Illinois News: Henry County Paving Company Owner, Tony L. Porter Sentenced for Tax Evasion

ROCK ISLAND, Ill. – A Galva, Ill., man, Tony L. Porter, has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison, (46 months,) for tax evasion. U.S. District Judge Sara Darrow sentenced Porter, 42, an owner of Porter Paving, on Aug. 24, 2018. In addition, Judge Darrow ordered Porter to pay $566,571 in unpaid taxes and … Continue reading Illinois News: Henry County Paving Company Owner, Tony L. Porter Sentenced for Tax Evasion

NEW YORK | Reports: Immunity for tabloid CEO in Trump hush money probe

NEW YORK — Federal prosecutors have granted immunity to the executive in charge of the National Enquirer amid an investigation into hush money payments made on behalf of Donald Trump, his longtime friend, media outlets reported on Thursday. Vanity Fair and The Wall Street Journal, citing anonymous sources, were first to report the development involving … Continue reading NEW YORK | Reports: Immunity for tabloid CEO in Trump hush money probe

ALEXANDRIA, Va | Trump calls Manafort a ‘good person,’ as jury deliberates

ALEXANDRIA, Va — President Donald Trump on Friday defended Paul Manafort, his former campaign chairman on trial for financial fraud, calling him a “very good person” as a jury entered its second day of deliberations. Manafort is accused of hiding from the IRS millions that he made advising Russia-backed politicians in Ukraine, and then lying … Continue reading ALEXANDRIA, Va | Trump calls Manafort a ‘good person,’ as jury deliberates

New York News: Brooklyn, Owner of Queens Construction Company, Rafal Ziolkowski Indicted for Tax Evasion

Defendant Allegedly Failed to Pay Approximately $650,000 in Federal Taxes Brooklyn, N.Y. –  An indictment was unsealed today in federal court in Brooklyn charging Rafal Ziolkowski, the owner of Oliwa Construction, Inc., in Queens, with seven counts of willfully failing to collect and pay taxes, one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and … Continue reading New York News: Brooklyn, Owner of Queens Construction Company, Rafal Ziolkowski Indicted for Tax Evasion

Colorado News: Denver Business Owner, Christopher Paul Kelly, Sentenced For Tax Evasion

DENVER, Co. – Christopher Paul Kelly, age 52, of Colorado Springs, Colorado was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge William J. Martinez to serve 20 months in federal prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release for tax evasion, announced United States Attorney Bob Troyer and IRS – Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Steven … Continue reading Colorado News: Denver Business Owner, Christopher Paul Kelly, Sentenced For Tax Evasion

North Carolina News: Charlotte Investment Fund Operator, Richard Wyatt Davis, Sentenced To 7.5 Years For Securities Fraud And Tax Evasion

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Today, U.S. District Judge Robert J. Conrad, Jr. sentenced Richard Wyatt Davis, Jr. 41, formerly of Cornelius, N.C., to 90 months in prison and two years of supervised release for securities fraud and tax evasion, announced the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of North Carolina. Reginald DeMatteis, Special Agent in … Continue reading North Carolina News: Charlotte Investment Fund Operator, Richard Wyatt Davis, Sentenced To 7.5 Years For Securities Fraud And Tax Evasion

MICHIGAN News: Greenville Roofing Company Owner, John Frederick Snyder Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

John Frederick Snyder, Owner of Snyder’s Roofing, Willfully Underreported his Income by Over $6 Million for tax years 2009 to 2014 GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN — John Frederick Snyder, 71, of Greenville, Michigan, and owner of Snyder’s Roofing, pled guilty on June 20, 2018, to a felony information charging him with tax evasion for the 2011 … Continue reading MICHIGAN News: Greenville Roofing Company Owner, John Frederick Snyder Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion

New Jersey News: NEWARK, Salomé Woolford Former Employee Of Insurance Company Pleads Guilty To $300,000 Phony Refund Check Scheme And Tax Evasion

NEWARK, N.J. – A Hunterdon County, New Jersey, woman admitted stealing outstanding customer refund checks and failing to report that income on her individual tax returns, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. Salomé Woolford, 49, of Lebanon, New Jersey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Claire C. Cecchi in Newark federal court to an information charging … Continue reading New Jersey News: NEWARK, Salomé Woolford Former Employee Of Insurance Company Pleads Guilty To $300,000 Phony Refund Check Scheme And Tax Evasion

New York News: Central Islip,Gerard Terry, Former Chairman of the North Hempstead Democratic Party and Nassau County Board of Elections, Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Tax Evasion

Defendant Evaded Over $1.3 Million in Federal Tax Due While Holding at Least Six Government Jobs Central Islip,New York – On Tuesday, in federal court in Central Islip, Gerard Terry, former Chairman of the Democratic Party in North Hempstead and head of the Nassau County Board of Elections, was sentenced to three years’ imprisonment, to … Continue reading New York News: Central Islip,Gerard Terry, Former Chairman of the North Hempstead Democratic Party and Nassau County Board of Elections, Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Tax Evasion

PENNSYLVANIA | Former Mountain Energy Co. Operations and Financial Manager Pleads Guilty to Defrauding his Employer

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Waynesburg, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of mail fraud and tax evasion, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Kevin C. Conklin, 56, pleaded guilty to two counts before United States District Court David S. Cercone. In connection with the guilty plea, the court was … Continue reading PENNSYLVANIA | Former Mountain Energy Co. Operations and Financial Manager Pleads Guilty to Defrauding his Employer

California Woman, Farzaneh Akhavi Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term for Fraud and Tax Evasion

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) On Wednesday, March 28, 2018, U.S. District Judge Diane J. Humetewa sentenced Farzaneh Akhavi, 59, to 84 months in prison and ordered her to pay $1.7 million in restitution.  Akhavi had previously pleaded guilty to bank and wire fraud, transactional money laundering, and tax evasion.  Akhavi was immediately taken into custody. Evidence … Continue reading California Woman, Farzaneh Akhavi Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Term for Fraud and Tax Evasion

German man fined $258,000 for cheating at self-service till

BERLIN/February 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —A German man has been fined 208,000 euros ($258,000) for cheating at a supermarket self-service till. Munich’s district court convicted the 58-year-old businessman of theft for trying to pass off 47 euros-worth of veal liver as cheaper fruit. The man, who wasn’t identified, had done the same thing three times before … Continue reading German man fined $258,000 for cheating at self-service till