Law Enforcement

Former Senior Alstom Executive Sentenced to Prison for Role in Money Laundering Scheme to Promote Foreign Bribery

A former senior executive with Alstom S.A. (Alstom), a French power and transportation company, was sentenced in federal court in New Haven, Connecticut, to 15 months in prison on March 6,2020 for his role in a multi-year, multimillion-dollar money...

Former Virginia Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Returns

A former tax return preparer in Roanoke, Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison, on March 3, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney...

Colorado Man Sentenced to 83 Months in Prison for Role in $7.2 Million Biodiesel Tax Credit Scheme

A Colorado resident was sentenced to 83 months in prison on Friday for his role in a biodiesel tax credit fraud scheme, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.

Philadelphia Return Preparer Convicted of Tax Fraud

A federal jury in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, found Nvahbulai Quisiah guilty of conspiracy to defraud the United States, preparing false client tax returns, wire fraud, and identity theft, on Febuary 28, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney...

Palm Beach County Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Returns and Theft of Government Funds

A West Palm Beach tax return preparer was sentenced to 90 months in prison on Friday for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns and theft of government funds, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E....

Mississippi Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

A Macon, Mississippi, tax return preparer was sentenced to 16 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the preparation and filing of a false tax return, on Febuary 20, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of...

Michigan Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion and Conspiring to Steal Reports From City Police Department

A Metamora, Michigan, business owner pleaded guilty to tax evasion and conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, on Febuary 18, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s...

State Department Contracting Officer Sentenced to Prison for Bribery and Procurement Fraud Scheme

A contracting officer with the U.S. Department of State was sentenced to 87 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release after he was convicted of 13 counts of conspiracy, bribery, honest services wire fraud and making false...