Tax Fraud

Minnesota News: Rochester Woman, ROSA MARGARITA MALDONADO Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Minneapolis, Minnesota – United States Attorney Erica H. MacDonald today announced the sentencing of ROSA MARGARITA MALDONADO to two years and one day in prison for filing a false claim for tax refund and aggravated identity theft. MALDONADO pleaded guilty on April 19, 2018, and was sentenced today before Judge Patrick J. Schiltz in U.S. … Continue reading Minnesota News: Rochester Woman, ROSA MARGARITA MALDONADO Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Tax Fraud And Aggravated Identity Theft

Louisiana News: LAFAYETTE, Former breast cancer center business manager, Sarah J. Broussard sentenced to 33 months for wire, tax fraud

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Youngsville woman was sentenced Tuesday to two years and nine months in prison for stealing nearly $200,000 while working as business manager at a local breast cancer center and to filing false income tax returns. Sarah J. Broussard, 48, of Youngsville, Louisiana, was … Continue reading Louisiana News: LAFAYETTE, Former breast cancer center business manager, Sarah J. Broussard sentenced to 33 months for wire, tax fraud

WASHINGTON News: Virginia Man, Barry Edwards Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud and Structuring More than $475,000

Used Purported Religious Missions to Conceal Income WASHINGTON – A Concord, Virginia man was sentenced to prison today for tax and currency structuring charges, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Thomas T. Cullen for the Western District of Virginia. Barry Edwards, 54, was … Continue reading WASHINGTON News: Virginia Man, Barry Edwards Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud and Structuring More than $475,000

Tennessee News: Woman, Jenelle Robyn Pinkston Sentenced to Prison for Tax Refund Fraud

Tennessee – Jenelle Robyn Pinkston, 50, of Corvalis, Oregon and formally of Nashville, Tennessee, was sentenced Friday to three years in prison for her involvement in a scheme to fraudulently obtain income tax refunds, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee. Pinkston was charged in a criminal information on January 23, … Continue reading Tennessee News: Woman, Jenelle Robyn Pinkston Sentenced to Prison for Tax Refund Fraud

Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

HOUSTON, Texas – The owner of Crown Financial Services has entered a guilty plea to aiding and assisting in preparing false tax returns, announced U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick. Fatai Adeniji was the sole tax preparer for Crown Financial Services. From 2012 through 2016, he admitted he prepared false tax returns for his clients which contained … Continue reading Texas News: Houston Tax Preparer, Fatai Adeniji Convicted of Tax Fraud

Arkansas News: Fayetteville Man, James Lewis Story Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Federal Prison For Embezzlement Of Government Funds And Tax Fraud

Fayetteville, Arkansas –Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that James Lewis Story (Jimmy), age 57 of Fayetteville, Arkansas, was sentenced today to 46 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $1,282,966.00 in restitution to the City of Farmington Arkansas and … Continue reading Arkansas News: Fayetteville Man, James Lewis Story Sentenced To Over 3 Years In Federal Prison For Embezzlement Of Government Funds And Tax Fraud

Missouri News: Christian County Reserve Deputy, Marty Layne Brickey, Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

SPRINGFIELD, MO – A reserve deputy sheriff for Christian County, Mo., pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to tax fraud. Marty Layne Brickey, 47, of Republic, Mo., pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge David P. Rush to one count of failure to pay over to the IRS the payroll taxes he collected from his employees.  … Continue reading Missouri News: Christian County Reserve Deputy, Marty Layne Brickey, Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Oregon News: Nigerian Leader, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem Nationwide Identity Theft and IRS Tax Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Federal Prison

EUGENE, Ore. – On Wednesday, June 20, 2018, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem, 35, of Bowie, Maryland and Nigeria, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for leading a vast conspiracy to steal identities and file fraudulent tax returns.  He was ordered to pay more than $12 million in restitution and will be subject to deportation when … Continue reading Oregon News: Nigerian Leader, Emmanuel Oluwatosin Kazeem Nationwide Identity Theft and IRS Tax Fraud Scheme Sentenced to Federal Prison