Law Enforcement

Michigan Woman Convicted of Obstructing The IRS

A federal jury in Flint, Michigan, convicted Gerri Avery of engaging in a corrupt endeavor to obstruct and impede the due administration of the internal revenue laws, on August 2, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg...

Patient Recruiter Found Guilty in $1.3 Million Medicare Kickback Scheme

A federal jury in Detroit, Michigan found a patient recruiter guilty for his role in a scheme involving approximately $1.3 million in fraudulent Medicare claims for home health care that were procured through the payment of kickbacks, on July 30.

Colorado Tax Defier Convicted Of Tax Evasion

A Colorado tax defier was convicted of tax evasion by a federal jury in Denver, on July 25, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and United States Attorney Jason R. Dunn...

Two Colombian Businessmen Charged With Money Laundering in Connection With Venezuela Bribery Scheme

Two Colombian businessmen were charged in an indictment returned for their alleged roles in laundering the proceeds of violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in connection with a scheme to pay bribes to take advantage of Venezuela’s...

North Carolina Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS

A Raleigh, North Carolina, resident pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States, on July 22, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert J....

North Carolina Tax Return Preparer Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy to Defraud the IRS

A Raleigh, North Carolina, resident pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States, on July 22, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert J....

Virginia Businessman Pleads Guilty to $5 Million Employment Tax Fraud and Illegal Firearm Possession

A Dulles, Virginia, equipment rental business owner pleaded guilty to employment tax fraud and illegally possessing a firearm, on July 19, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax...

Hungary Subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation Agrees to Pay $8.7 Million in Criminal Penalties to Resolve Foreign Bribery Case

Microsoft Magyarország Számítástechnikai Szolgáltató és Kereskedelmi Kft. (Microsoft Hungary), a wholly owned subsidiary of Microsoft Corporation, has agreed to pay a criminal penalty of more than $8.7 million to resolve the government’s investigation...