Law Enforcement

Miami Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Employment Tax Fraud

A Miami, Florida, business owner pleaded guilty to failing to pay over employment taxes, on October 29, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Ariana...

Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

A resident of Orleans Parish, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the United States with regard to tax returns, on October 29, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax...

Owner of Tulsa Software Company Sentenced to Prison for Employment Tax Fraud

A computer software development company owner was sentenced to 24 months in prison for failing to account for and pay over employment taxes withheld from his employees’ wages, on October 29, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General...

Nevada Real Estate Broker Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud

William Waller Jr., a Las Vegas real estate broker and the owner of Burbank Holdings or Platinum Properties, was sentenced to 78 months in prison for tax evasion and willful failure to file tax returns, on October 11, announced Principal Deputy...

California Businessman Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

A Beverly Hills, California, businessman was sentenced to 21 months in prison for filing false tax returns, which failed to report his offshore accounts in Germany and Israel and the income earned on those accounts, on October 10, announced Principal...

Michigan Attorney Indicted for Tax Fraud

A grand jury in Detroit, Michigan, returned an indictment charging Carl L. Collins III, a Michigan attorney, with tax evasion, filing two false tax returns and seven counts of willfully failing to file individual and corporate tax returns, on October...

Texas Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding the United States

A Texas tax return preparer was sentenced to 60 months in prison for her role in a scheme to defraud the United States and for 27 months (consecutive) for filing a false federal tax return, for a total of 87 months, on October 9, announced Principal...

Tennessee Health Care Executive Sentenced to Prison for Role In $4.6 Million Kickback Scheme

A Tennessee health care executive was sentenced to 42 months in prison for her role in a $4.6 million kickback scheme, on August 28.