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Stories with subject: Tax evasion
  • New Orleans tax preparer arrested for fraud 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 5:07 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A New Orleans woman has been arrested for allegedly defrauding the state of more than $900,000 through the filing of false tax returns.

  • Hoeness tax case has Germans dashing to confess 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:37 am
  • BERLIN - The high-profile tax evasion trial against former Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness has prompted a surge in the number of Germans turning themselves in to authorities for failing to properly declare their taxes.

  • 6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:05 am
  • MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Federal prosecutors say six women have been charged with filing more than 800 false income tax returns and claiming more than $1.3 million in refunds.

  • State audits find spending abuse in LA-area city 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 9:55 pm
  • SACRAMENTO, California - A gritty Los Angeles suburb targeted in a federal corruption probe had virtually no controls over how taxpayer money was spent, opening the way for officials to run up credit-card bills and take questionable leave time that in one case nearly doubled an employee's salary, state audits found Tuesday.

  • Federal tax prosecutions seen as reminder 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 4:05 am
  • CHICAGO - Seven Chicago area residents are facing prosecution for alleged federal income tax crimes.

  • Grand jury indicts Soldotna man on tax counts 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 6:13 am
  • KENAI, Alaska - A federal grand jury has indicted a 59-year-old Soldotna man suspected of failing to file tax returns for four years and filing false tax returns for three years.

  • Fla. brothers sent to prison for $1.6M tax fraud 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 3:05 am
  • MIAMI - Two South Florida brothers will be doing federal prison time for a scheme that netted them $1.6 million in fraudulent tax refunds.

  • NJ man pleads not-guilty to alleged tax fraud 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:07 pm
  • NEWARK, New Jersey - A former New Jersey resident has been charged with participating in what federal authorities say was a scheme to use stolen identity information to fraudulently file for tax refunds.

  • Anderson clinic owner pleads guilty to tax evasion 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 9:22 am
  • INDIANAPOLIS - The former owner of a central Indiana dental clinic has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for not paying more than $850,000 in taxes.

  • Justice seeks to shut down Louisiana tax preparer 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 6:32 am
  • LAFAYETTE, Louisiana - The U.S. Department of Justice has asked a court to bar a New Iberia tax preparer and her business from preparing federal tax returns for others.

  • Man sentenced to time served in tax fraud scheme 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 10:53 pm
  • PHOENIX - A California man who admitted receiving $1.9 million in fraudulent electronic tax returns from a sophisticated scheme that federal authorities found difficult to crack was soon expected to walk out of jail after being sentenced Monday in a federal court in Phoenix to the five years he's spent in custody.

  • Former Missouri woman sentenced for tax fraud 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:41 pm
  • KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A former suburban Kansas City woman now living in Texas is going to prison for 18 months for a $158,000 tax fraud scheme.

  • US charges 25 in Fla. in ID theft, tax fraud case 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 2:02 pm
  • MIAMI - Twenty-five people accused of using thousands of stolen identities to claim $36 million in fraudulent tax refunds have been arrested in the latest South Florida sweep, federal authorities said Thursday.

  • Ex-lawmaker pleads guilty to corruption charges 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:22 pm
  • HELENA, Montana - A former state legislator pleaded guilty Wednesday to theft, bribery and tax-evasion charges for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks and bribes from consultants and contractors who were awarded federal money for projects on the Rocky Boy's Indian Reservation.

  • Oregon pair sentenced in Super 8 fraud case 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:22 pm
  • MEDFORD, Oregon - A former partner in a Super 8 motel franchise has been sentenced to nearly three years in prison for an embezzlement and tax fraud scheme.

  • Maine elver fisherman gets 90 days over reporting 
    Updated: Mar-31-14 1:14 pm
  • AUGUSTA, Maine - An elver fisherman has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for reporting only half his more than $700,000 in landings from 2012.

  • Cheyenne woman to serve time for embezzlement 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 4:31 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A 49-year-old Cheyenne woman has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for embezzling more than $718,000 from her employer and failing to report income to the Internal Revenue Service.

  • Kansas author convicted of tax evasion 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 3:53 pm
  • KANSAS CITY, Kansas - A Kansas obesity specialist who co-authored a book with the late Dr. Robert Atkins has been convicted of evading federal income taxes.

  • Tobacco vendor pleads to tax evasion, no permits 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 11:11 am
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - A tobacco store owner has pleaded guilty to evading taxes and operating without the proper permits.

  • Philippine tax collector guns for higher revenues 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 6:26 am
  • MANILA, Philippines - The sharp-shooting bureaucrat in charge of getting Filipinos to pay their fair share of taxes couldn't have chosen a higher profile target: Manny Pacquiao, the world champion boxer and hero to millions.

  • Romania seeks extradition of Yelm couple 
    Updated: Mar-27-14 8:10 pm
  • OLYMPIA, Washington - The Romanian government is seeking to extradite a Washington state couple on tax evasion charges.

  • Prosecutor: overturn Dolce, Gabbana conviction 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 2:04 pm
  • MILAN - A Milan prosecutor has asked an appellate court to overturn a tax fraud conviction and jail sentence against designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana.

  • Trial delayed for doctor accused of tax evasion 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 5:37 am
  • GULFPORT, Mississippi - An orthopedic surgeon's trial in a federal tax evasion case has been rescheduled.

  • Charleston lawyer sentenced for tax evasion 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 3:11 am
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A Charleston lawyer has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for tax evasion.

  • 2 years for man convicted of threatening witness 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 9:26 pm
  • BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Baton Rouge man has been sentenced to two years in prison after pleading guilty to threatening to retaliate against a witness in a tax fraud case.