Law Enforcement

Court Holds Former Detroit Tax Return Preparer in Contempt of Court for Violating Injunction Order

On Friday, a federal court in Detroit, Michigan, found Dieasha Davis in civil contempt of a permanent injunction barring her from operating a tax return preparation business and preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department...

The Bahamas: Staff Concluding Statement of the 2019 Article IV Mission

The Bahamas delivered strong economic performance in 2018, supported by sound macroeconomic policies and progress on fiscal reforms. With downside risks prevailing, maintaining this positive momentum requires broad-based reforms to strengthen...

Charity Executives, Former Arkansas State Senator Indicted for Embezzlement and Public Corruption Scheme

Two former executives of a Springfield, Missouri-based charity and a former Arkansas state senator have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their roles in a multi-million-dollar public corruption scheme that involved embezzlement, bribes and...

Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Aiding in the Preparation of False Tax Returns

A tax return preparer formerly of Roanoke, Virginia, pleaded guilty to aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns and filing a false personal tax return, on April 11st, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E...

Justice Department Continues Enforcement Against Tax Crimes

The deadline for filing federal income tax returns is fast approaching and nationwide tax season is in full force.

During this hectic time of year, the Department of Justice’s Tax Division takes a moment to remind the public that year round,...

Rhode Island Man Indicted for Defrauding Investors and Tax Evasion

A federal grand jury in Rhode Island indicted a Rhode Island man on multiple counts of wire fraud, money laundering, and tax evasion after allegedly running decade-long schemes to defraud investors and the United States Treasury, on April 9th,...

Alabama Man Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Tax Return

A Jefferson County man pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama to filing a false tax return, on April 9th, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s...

Three Texas Men Arrested and Charged with Bribery Conspiracy

Three Texas men, including a former Weslaco City Commissioner and a former Hidalgo County Commissioner, were arrested today on charges of conspiracy to commit honest services wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering, on April 5th.