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San Antonio Return Preparer Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Scheme

A San Antonio, Texas, tax return preparer pleaded guilty to aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, on October 20, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Department of Justice’s Tax...

Owner of Queens Acupuncture Business Pleads Guilty to Aiding and Assisting the Preparation of a False Tax Return

The co-owner of a New York acupuncture business pleaded guilty to aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false tax return, on October 19, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax...

Colorado Tax Evader Sentenced to Prison for Fleeing to Avoid Previously Imposed Prison Sentence

Colorado tax defier Lawrence Martin Birk was sentenced to an additional 78 months in prison for failing to surrender to serve his previously imposed tax evasion prison sentence and for unlawfully possessing firearms, announced Principal Deputy...

Owner of Medical Laboratory Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

A Shreveport, Louisiana, business owner was sentenced to 40 months in prison on Sept. 30, 2020, for filing false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and...

Criminal network dismantled in Lithuania, the UK and Ireland

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Three Tribal Officials Charged in Bribery Scheme

Two current tribal government officials and one former tribal government official of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation (MHA Nation) were charged by criminal complaint unsealed for their alleged acceptance of bribes...

Owner of New York Tax Preparation Business Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to File False Returns

A Queens, New York return preparer pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States by filing false returns, on July 30, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.

VAT-fraud with sale of sugar and cooking oil in Hungary unravelled

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