Law Enforcement

Alabama Resident Convicted in Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Schemes That Sought $26 Million

A Phenix City, Alabama resident was convicted by a federal jury sitting in Montgomery, Alabama in two stolen identity refund fraud schemes, on November 9, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’...

Two Executives Plead Guilty to Role in Foreign Bribery Scheme

Two former executives at a Dutch oil and gas services company (the “Oil Services Company”), Anthony “Tony” Mace and Robert Zubiate, pleaded guilty this week to conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) for their roles in a scheme...

Massachusetts Business Owner Charged with Tax Crimes

A business owner was charged by a federal grand jury in Boston, Massachusetts, with attempting to obstruct the internal revenue laws, aiding and assisting in the filing of fraudulent corporate, personal, and employment tax returns, tax evasion, and...

Georgia Federal Court Prohibits Tax Preparer from Preparing Tax Returns for Others

A federal court in Atlanta, Georgia, has permanently barred Tarralis K. Mack, individually and doing business as Metro Tax Advisors, from preparing federal tax returns for others, the Justice Department announced on November 8. Mack previously...

Day Trader Indicted in Computer Hacking and Securities Fraud Scheme Targeting Online Brokerage Accounts

A four-count indictment was returned on Novmeber 8, charging a self-described day trader with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, conspiracy to commit securities fraud and computer intrusions, securities fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering....

Ohio Businessman Convicted of Tax Fraud

A Germantown, Ohio, businessman who controlled the operation of an anti-aging skincare business in Dayton, Ohio, was convicted of seven counts of filing false corporate, individual, and private foundation tax returns, on November 7, announced Acting...

Members of International Bank Fraud Ring Sentenced to Prison for Role in Scheme

Four members of an international fraud syndicate have been sentenced to federal prison for conspiracy to commit bank fraud and aggravated identity theft in connection with their scheme to manufacture and use fraudulent credit cards using the...

Michigan Doctor and Owner of Medical Billing Company Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for $26 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

A Detroit-area doctor was sentenced to 180 months in prison for his role in a $26 million health care fraud scheme that involved billing Medicare for nerve block injections that were never provided and efforts to circumvent Medicare’s investigation of...