Law Enforcement

Media Report: Trump Built Fortune Via Tax Fraud

President Donald Trump used questionable tax dodges and outright fraud to greatly increase his fortune that started with money from his parents, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

Hospital Chain Will Pay Over $260 Million to Resolve False Billing and Kickback Allegations; One Subsidiary Agrees to Plead Guilty

Health Management Associates, LLC (HMA), formerly a U.S. hospital chain headquartered in Naples, Florida, will pay over $260 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims relating to a scheme to defraud the United States. The government...

Former Chief Financial Officer of Bankrate Inc. Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Orchestrating a Complex Accounting and Securities Fraud Scheme

The former chief financial officer of Bankrate Inc., a publicly traded financial services and marketing company formerly headquartered in North Palm Beach, Florida, on September 25, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for orchestrating an accounting...

Former Owner of Marble Mining Company in Afghanistan Convicted for Defrauding U.S. government Agency and Defaulting on a $15.8 Million Loan

The former owner of a now-defunct marble mining company in Afghanistan was found guilty by a federal jury for his role in defrauding the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), a U.S. government agency, and defaulting on a $15.8 million loan,...

Colorado Man Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Returns

A resident of Colorado pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado to four counts of filing a false income tax return, on September 20, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice...

Houston Attorney Charged in Offshore Tax Evasion Scheme

A federal grand jury sitting in Houston, Texas returned an indictment charging a Houston attorney with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and three counts of tax evasion, on September 20, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney...

Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetist Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

A Penn Hills, Pennsylvania resident pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of income tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady for...

Texas Man Convicted of Tax Evasion

A federal jury in the Western District of Texas convicted a San Antonio man of three counts of tax evasion, on September 14, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S....