Law Enforcement

Colorado Tax Defier Sentenced to Prison for Evasio

A homebuilder and the owner of Tarryall River Log Homes was sentenced to 60 months in prison for tax evasion, on October 30, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.

Oil Executives Plead Guilty for Roles in Bribery Scheme Involving Foreign Officials

The former CEO and chief operations officer (COO) of a Monaco-based intermediary company have pleaded guilty for their roles in a scheme to corruptly facilitate millions of dollars in bribe payments to officials in multiple countries. These included...

Ohio Glass Company Owner Sentenced to Prison For Not Paying Employment Taxes

The owner of a Greenville, Ohio, glass company was sentenced to 14 months in prison for failing to truthfully account for and pay over employment taxes, on October 29, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the...

Miami Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Employment Tax Fraud

A Miami, Florida, business owner pleaded guilty to failing to pay over employment taxes, on October 29, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Ariana...

Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

A resident of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States with regard to tax returns, on October 29, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax...

Owner of Tulsa Software Company Sentenced to Prison for Employment Tax Fraud

A computer software development company owner was sentenced to 24 months in prison for failing to account for and pay over employment taxes withheld from his employees’ wages, on October 29, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General...

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...