Law Enforcement

Nevada Real Estate Broker Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

William Waller Jr., a Las Vegas real estate broker and the owner of Burbank Holdings or Platinum Properties, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for tax evasion and willful failure to file tax returns, on October 11, announced Principal Deputy...

California Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

A Beverly Hills, California, businessman was sentenced to 21 months in prison for filing false tax returns, which failed to report his offshore accounts in Germany and Israel and the income earned on those accounts, on October 10, announced Principal...

Michigan Attorney Indicted for Tax Fraud

A grand jury in Detroit, Michigan, returned an indictment charging Carl L. Collins III, a Michigan attorney, with tax evasion, filing two false tax returns and seven counts of willfully failing to file individual and corporate tax returns, on October...

Texas Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding the United States

A Texas tax return preparer was sentenced to 60 months in prison for her role in a scheme to defraud the United States and for 27 months (consecutive) for filing a false federal tax return, for a total of 87 months, on October 9, announced Principal...

Tennessee Health Care Executive Sentenced to Prison for Role In $4.6 Million Kickback Scheme

A Tennessee health care executive was sentenced to 42 months in prison for her role in a $4.6 million kickback scheme, on August 28.

Detroit Area Businessperson Pleads Guilty to Payroll Tax Crime

A Walled Lake, Michigan, businessperson, who owned a restaurant and an adult entertainment facility, pleaded guilty to willful failure to pay over employment taxes and failure to file an individual income tax return, on August 28, announced Principal...

Associate of Former Border Patrol Agent Sentenced to Prison for Conspiracy to Commit Bribery

An associate of a former U.S. Border Patrol Agent (BPA) was sentenced to 48 months in prison followed by one year of supervised release for conspiring to accept money in return for helping to smuggle marijuana and other illegal drugs into the United...

Former Operators of Michigan Adult Foster Care Homes Sentenced for Income and Employment Tax Crimes

The owners and operators of multiple Michigan adult foster care homes were sentenced for federal tax crimes, on August 28. Jeremiah Cheff was sentenced to 27 months in prison, and Nicolette Cheff was sentenced to two years of probation, announced...