Law Enforcement

Owner of New York Tax Preparation Business Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to File False Returns

A Queens, New York return preparer pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States by filing false returns, on July 30, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.

VAT-fraud with sale of sugar and cooking oil in Hungary unravelled

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Dismantling of an encrypted network sends shockwaves through organised crime groups across Europe

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EU institutions reach historic deal on EU-wide collective redress law

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Portuguese woman jailed in WA for nine years for importing cocaine in toiletries

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USCIS Provides Greater Flexibility in Processing Work Authorization Requests for Asylum Applicants

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on June 19,2020 announced a regulatory change to provide greater flexibility in the processing of initial employment authorization documents (commonly called EADs) for asylum applicants by removing the...

Operators of California Charity Plead Guilty to Mail Fraud Conspiracy and Tax Evasion

A California couple pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit mail fraud and tax evasion, on June 9, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Robert S. Brewer,...

Justice Department Seeks to Shut Down Fraudulent Chicagoland Tax Return Business

The United States has filed a complaint seeking to permanently bar Markham, Illinois tax preparer Patricia Rivers, her daughter-in-law, Ki’esha M. Gary, and Rivers’s business, Alpha II Omega Tax, from preparing federal tax returns for others, the...