Law Enforcement

Colorado Home Healthcare Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

A Brighton and Denver, Colorado, business owner pleaded guilty to tax evasion, on December 12, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer for the District...

21st Century Oncology to Pay $26 Million to Settle False Claims Act Allegations

21st Century Oncology Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates have agreed to pay $26 million to the government to resolve a self-disclosure relating to the submission of false attestations regarding the company’s use of electronic health...

Louisiana Resident Indicted in Stolen ID Refund Fraud Scheme

A former resident of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana, was charged with conspiring to defraud the United States and aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice...

Fugitive Lawyer Facing 12 Year Sentence in $550 Million Social Security Fraud Scheme Captured and Arraigned on Multiple Escape Charges

A former Social Security disability lawyer who was apprehended abroad and returned to the United States was arraigned on charges stemming from his escape from home confinement and his failure to appear for sentencing following his March 2017 guilty...

EPA Reaches Settlement with Big Ox Energy – Siouxland, LLC for Alleged Clean Air Act Violations

Big Ox Energy – Siouxland, LLC has agreed to work with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the state of Nebraska to prevent future chemical releases like those that occurred at the company’s Dakota City, Neb., facility in 2016.

Utah Business Owner Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Illegally Dealing Firearms and Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

A Salt Lake City, Utah, man was sentenced to 4 years in prison for dealing in firearms without a license and filing fraudulent tax returns, on December 7, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg, of the Justice Department...

Former Owners of Sleep Study Clinics in Northern Virginia and Maryland Charged With Health Care Fraud and Tax Evasion

An indictment was unsealed charging two individuals with leading a multi-million dollar health care fraud and tax evasion scheme, on December 6.

Owner of New York Tax Preparation Firm Pleads Guilty to Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns

A Brooklyn, New York, resident pleaded guilty to aiding and assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return, on December 4th, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and...