Politics

Philadelphia Return Preparer Convicted of Tax Fraud

A federal jury in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, found Nvahbulai Quisiah guilty of conspiracy to defraud the United States, preparing false client tax returns, wire fraud, and identity theft, on Febuary 28, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney...

Palm Beach County Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Returns and Theft of Government Funds

A West Palm Beach tax return preparer was sentenced to 90 months in prison on Friday for aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns and theft of government funds, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E....

Mississippi Tax Return Preparer Sentenced to Prison for Filing False Tax Returns

A Macon, Mississippi, tax return preparer was sentenced to 16 months in prison for aiding and assisting in the preparation and filing of a false tax return, on Febuary 20, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of...

Michigan Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion and Conspiring to Steal Reports From City Police Department

A Metamora, Michigan, business owner pleaded guilty to tax evasion and conspiring to steal from an organization receiving federal funds, on Febuary 18, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s...

State Department Contracting Officer Sentenced to Prison for Bribery and Procurement Fraud Scheme

A contracting officer with the U.S. Department of State was sentenced to 87 months of imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release after he was convicted of 13 counts of conspiracy, bribery, honest services wire fraud and making false...

Utah Tax Return Preparers Indicted for Tax Crimes

A federal grand jury in Salt Lake City, Utah, returned an indictment charging Sergio Sosa, and his adult children, Alissa and David Sosa, with conspiracy to defraud the United States, on Febuary 13, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney...

Four Texans, One New Yorker Arrested for Conspiracy to Sell Sanctioned Iranian Oil to Refinery in China for Huge Profit

The Department of Justice, on Febuary 11, announced that the following defendants were arrested and charged by Complaint on charges of conspiracy and violating the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (IEEPA) based on their attempt to transact...

Rhode Island Property Developer Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison for $10 Million Ponzi Scheme and Obstructing IRS Investigation

An East Greenwich, Rhode Island, property developer was sentenced to eight years in prison for operating a $10.3 million dollar Ponzi scheme and obstructing an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) investigation, on Febuary 11, announced Principal Deputy...