Politics

Oklahoma Business Owner Indicted for Tax Fraud

A federal grand jury in Tulsa, Oklahoma, returned an indictment last Wednesday charging a Bristow, Oklahoma, business owner with filing false tax returns, on March 6, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the...

Founder of Russian Bank Charged with Tax Fraud

The founder of a Russian bank was arrested last week in London in connection with an indictment charging him with filing false tax returns, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax...

Former Forsyth County Commissioner Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

A former Forsyth County Commissioner pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns and failing to file a tax return, on March 4, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S....

Nevada Fraudster Sentenced to More Than Five Years in Prison for Role in Scheme to File False Tax Returns Using Stolen Identities

A Las Vegas resident was sentenced to 65 months in prison for his role in a stolen identity tax fraud, on March 4, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney...

Former Virginia Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Returns

A former tax return preparer in Roanoke, Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison, on March 3, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney...

Former Senior Alstom Executive Sentenced to Prison for Role in Money Laundering Scheme to Promote Foreign Bribery

A former senior executive with Alstom S.A. (Alstom), a French power and transportation company, was sentenced in federal court in New Haven, Connecticut, to 15 months in prison on March 6,2020 for his role in a multi-year, multimillion-dollar money...

Former Virginia Tax Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Returns

A former tax return preparer in Roanoke, Virginia, was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison, on March 3, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney...

Colorado Man Sentenced to 83 Months in Prison for Role in $7.2 Million Biodiesel Tax Credit Scheme

A Colorado resident was sentenced to 83 months in prison on Friday for his role in a biodiesel tax credit fraud scheme, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.