Law Enforcement

Kansas Tax Return Preparer Sentenced To Prison For Filing False Tax Returns

in prison for filing a fraudulent income tax return and aiding and assisting in the preparation of fraudulent tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S....

Two Members Of The Jacksonville City Council Indicted For Fraud And Money Laundering

United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces the unsealing of an indictment charging Katrina Brown (37, Jacksonville) and Reginald Brown (56, Jacksonville) with one count of conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, twenty-six counts of aiding...

New York Doctor Sentenced To Four Years In Prison For Taking Bribes In Test-Referral Scheme With New Jersey Clinical Lab

A doctor practicing in Staten Island, New York, was sentenced to 48 months in prison for accepting bribes in exchange for test referrals as part of a long-running and elaborate scheme operated by Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC (BLS), of...

Louisiana Woman Sentenced In Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

A resident of Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana was sentenced to 24 months in prison for her involvement in a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme, on May 30, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s...

Former CEO of Detroit-Based Technology Company Pleads Guilty to Bribery

The former chief executive officer of FutureNet Group Inc., an information technology company, pleaded guilty for his role in orchestrating a scheme to bribe an official from the City of Detroit to obtain benefits for FutureNet, on May 30, announced...

Louisiana Contractor Pleads Guilty To Filing A False Tax Return

The owner of general contracting business pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return, on May 30, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans, for...

United States Obtains $114 Million Judgment Against Three Individuals for Paying Kickbacks for Laboratory Referrals and Causing Claims for Medically Unnecessary Tests

On May 23, 2018, the United States District Court in the District of South Carolina entered judgment for the United States in the amounts of $111,109,655.30 against defendants LaTonya Mallory, Floyd Calhoun Dent III and Robert Bradford Johnson, and...

Indiana Man Charged With Laundering Proceeds of $7 Million International Investment Scam Through Used Car Dealership

On May 24, an Indiana man was arrested in Indianapolis in connection with allegations that he laundered the proceeds of an international advance-fee scheme through a used-car dealership he owned and operated. The scam allegedly involved false...