Law Enforcement

Texas Tax Return Preparer Sentenced To Prison For Tax And Identity Theft Crimes

A former Killeen, Texas resident was sentenced to 42 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the preparation and filing of a false tax return and aggravated identity theft, on June 22, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard...

Former Virginia Software Company Vice President Sentenced To Prison For Employment Tax Fraud

A former officer of a software company in Sterling, Virginia, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for conspiring to defraud the government by failing to pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), on June 22, announced Principal...

Former Director of the Program Management Office in the Secretary of Defense Communications Office Pleads Guilty to Conflicts of Interest Law Prohibiting Acts Affecting Personal Financial Interest

The former Director of the Program Management Office in the Secretary of Defense Communications Office (SDC), on June 22, pleaded guilty to a criminal conflicts of interest charge for using her federal employment to participate in acts that...

Two Colorado Financial Services Executives Sentenced in Multimillion-Dollar Fraud Scheme

A former CEO and a former corporate counsel of a Colorado financial services company were sentenced on June 19 and June 20, in Denver, Colorado, for their participation in a multimillion-dollar investment scheme in which they falsely told investors...

Colorado Business Owners Indicted For $7 Million Biodiesel Tax Credit Fraud Scheme

A federal grand jury for the District of Colorado has returned an indictment, which was unsealed on June 20, charging two Colorado business owners with conspiring to defraud the United States and to commit money laundering, money laundering and filing...

Former IRS-CI Special Agent Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns, Theft of Government Money and Obstruction of Justice

A former special agent for the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Division was convicted on June 15 after a jury in Sacramento, California found her guilty of filing false tax returns, obstruction of justice and stealing...

Former Arkansas State Senator Sentenced to Prison for Wire Fraud, Money Laundering, and Bank Fraud

Former Arkansas State Senator Jake C. Files was sentenced to 18 months in prison for orchestrating a scheme to obtain approximately $46,500 in state government funds through fraudulent means and for obtaining approximately $56,700 in loan proceeds,...

Joshua Adam Schulte Charged with the Unauthorized Disclosure of Classified Information and Other Offenses Relating to the Theft of Classified Material from the Central Intelligence Agency

John C. Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal...