Law Enforcement

(UK) PM hosts first Cabinet meeting

Prime Minster David Cameron has chaired the first meeting of his new coalition Cabinet.

Secretary-General announces new UN chief of protocol

SECRETARY-GENERAL ANNOUNCES NEW UN CHIEF OF PROTOCOL

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon appointed today Desmond Parker of Trinidad and Tobago as the top official for protocol at the United Nations.

Minnesota Man Charged with Tax and Wire Fraud

A federal grand jury in St. Paul returned an indictment charging a Minnesota man with assisting in the preparation of false income tax returns and wire fraud, on January 26.

Former Florida CEO Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion

A former Jacksonville company CEO was sentenced to 32 months in prison for willfully attempting to evade the assessment of his federal income taxes, on January 30.

San Diego Man Pleads Guilty to Failing to Appear, Tax Evasion and Fraud

A California man pleaded guilty, on January 26, in three separate cases, to failing to appear at his sentencing, attempting to evade the assessment of income tax and wire fraud.

Maryland Security Guard Convicted of Tax Evasion

Did Not Report Over $1 Million in Wages

A federal jury convicted a Maryland security guard of tax evasion, on December 14.

According to court statements and evidence presented in court, Gaston Gilberto Reyes, of Germantown, did not file income tax returns with the IRS for the years 2015 through 2020. During this period, he did not report more than $1.15 million in total wages from employment at eight different security firms in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

Owner/Manager of Key West Labor Staffing Companies Convicted of Immigration Fraud, Money Laundering and Tax Crimes

A federal jury convicted a man who operated labor-staffing companies in Florida with conspiracy to harbor non-resident aliens and induce them to remain in the country, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and conspiracy to defraud the IRS, on June 15.

Michigan Biodiesel Exporter Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

Falsely Claimed Had Incurred $14.2 Million in Biodiesel Fuel Expenses

A Bloomfield, Michigan, businessman, who operated a biodiesel fuel company, was sentenced to 30 months in prison for filing a false income tax return, on Augest 6.

Tennessee Department of Human Services Agrees to Pay $6.8 Million to Resolve False Claims Act Liability in Connection with SNAP Quality Control

The Tennessee Department of Human Services (TDHS) has agreed to pay the United States $6,854,416 to resolve allegations that it violated the False Claims Act in its administration of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Until 2008, SNAP was known as the Food Stamp Program.

Jury Convicts Washington, D.C., Man in Stolen Identity Tax Fraud Scheme

Defendant Used Dead Man’s Identity to Deposit Fraudulently Obtained Refunds

A federal jury in Greenbelt, Maryland, convicted a Washington, D.C., man Friday of conspiring to commit theft of public money, theft of public money and aggravated identity theft.