Law Enforcement

EU makes it easier for companies to restructure within the single market

-Anna-Maja Henriksson, Finnish minister of justice

Democratic Republic of Congo and IMF Mission Reach an Agreement ad-referendum on Financial Assistance Under the Rapid Credit Facility and a Staff-Monitored Program

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team, headed by Mauricio Villafuerte, visited Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), over November 6–15, 2019 and reached an agreement ad-referendum with the Congolese authorities on a reform program that...

Head of New York Medical Clinics Found Guilty in Nearly $100 Million Money Laundering and Health Care Kickback Scheme

The manager in control of multiple medical clinics in Brooklyn and Queens, New York, was found guilty for his role in a nearly $100 million health care kickback and money laundering scheme, on November 15.

Tax Preparers Plead Guilty to Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns

Michegel Butler and Brittany Patterson, residents of St. John the Baptist Parish, Louisiana, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States, on November 14, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the...

Palm Beach County Tax Return Preparer Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns and Theft of Government Funds

A federal jury in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, convicted Paul Senat of aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns and theft of government funds, on November 6, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman...

Florida Businessman Charged with Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury indicted a Hillsboro Beach, Florida, businessman for tax evasion, employment tax fraud, and other tax crimes, on November 6, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax...

Fugitive and Tax Fraud Promoter Captured and Set to Serve His 10 Year Prison Sentence

A fugitive and former Hillsboro, Oregon, tax fraud promoter, who had been on the run since he was supposed to start serving a 10 year prison sentence, was caught in Arizona and apprehended on Nov. 1, 2019, by the U.S. Marshals Service, announced...

British Man Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in Brazen Scheme that Victimized Hundreds of Thousands across the Country

A British man living in Las Vegas, Nevada, pleaded guilty to a scheme to abuse the personal and financial information of hundreds of thousands of victims in order to steal millions of dollars, the Department of Justice announced, on November 5.