- Postal worker charged after fake tax return sting Updated: May-22-15 5:22 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - Federal prosecutors say a former postal worker has been charged with stealing personal information after a sting operation targeting fake tax returns.
- Va. business owner collapses after being sentenced for fraud Updated: May-20-15 1:15 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - A business owner on Virginia's Eastern Shore collapsed in the courtroom after she was sentenced for a fraud scheme.
- 3 Benton tournament organizers accused of tax fraud Updated: May-20-15 3:01 am
BENTON, Arkansas - Three Benton residents have been arrested on suspicion of fraud-related charges after an investigation of an annual baseball and softball tournament.
- Man who stole $2M from business sentenced for tax evasion Updated: May-19-15 1:08 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A former top official with a traffic safety equipment business is headed to prison for evading income taxes on more than $2 million in withdrawals he made from the firm for his own use
- Rogue River lawyer pleads guilty in tax case Updated: May-16-15 1:43 pm
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - A Rogue River lawyer was sentenced to five years on probation after pleading guilty to not paying more than $125,000 in federal income taxes.
- Ex-fugitive doctor gets prison for income tax, fraud charges Updated: May-14-15 12:32 pm
JOHNSTOWN, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania doctor will spend a fraction of the time in prison that he spent in Central America trying to elude prosecution for health care fraud and income tax charges.
- New York DA becomes newest member of House, replacing Grimm Updated: May-12-15 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON - The New York prosecutor involved in the Eric Garner chokehold case was sworn in Tuesday as the House's newest member, replacing a lawmaker who quit Congress after pleading guilty to tax fraud.
- Man pleads guilty to filing false income tax claims Updated: May-11-15 6:32 pm
WASHINGTON - A North Carolina man has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of conspiracy to file false claims and identity theft.
- Florida school band director charged in ID theft, fraud Updated: May-11-15 3:28 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A South Florida school band director is facing federal charges in what prosecutors say was an identity theft and tax fraud scheme involving some stolen student records.
- Texan who ran law firms charged with fraud, identity theft Updated: May-07-15 8:10 am
SAN ANTONIO - A San Antonio man who ran law firms in Texas, Arkansas and New Mexico has been accused of stealing settlement money and identity theft.
- Report: 1,580 IRS workers evaded taxes over 10-year period Updated: May-06-15 5:31 pm
WASHINGTON - Nearly 1,600 IRS workers were found to have willfully evaded taxes over a 10-year period, including some who were responsible for enforcing the nation's tax laws, a government watchdog said Wednesday.
- Owners of Albuquerque pool hall plead guilty in tax case Updated: May-06-15 5:22 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - Three brothers who own a billiards hall in New Mexico have pleaded guilty in a federal tax evasion case.
- 3 women accused of $2 million tax fraud scheme Updated: May-06-15 6:32 am
ATLANTA - Three Atlanta women are accused of running a $2 million tax fraud operation, using Ancestry.com to find confidential information.
- Ga. tax preparer pleads guilty to filing false returns Updated: May-06-15 4:19 am
COLUMBUS, Georgia - Federal prosecutors say a Columbus tax preparer has pleaded guilty to filing more than 180 fraudulent tax returns.
- Special election in New York City for Grimm, Assembly seats Updated: May-04-15 4:13 pm
NEW YORK - Voters in Staten Island and certain sections of Brooklyn are getting another chance to make their political preferences known as a special election is held Tuesday to fill a vacancy in the state Assembly and another in Congress after a Republican's tax evasion conviction.
- Uncle Sam may have picked the wrong cash cow Updated: May-02-15 3:01 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Maryland - Randy Sowers always expected the government to show up one day and ask where all the cash he was depositing at his bank came from. He thought he had the right answer: from his business selling eggs and milk at farmers markets.
- Police chief at busiest US port indicted in alleged app scam Updated: May-01-15 1:41 pm
LOS ANGELES - A federal grand jury indicted the veteran police chief for the Port of Los Angeles in an alleged kickback and bribery scheme involving the development of a smartphone app that was supposed to help reduce crime at the nation's busiest seaport.
- St. Clair County rare-car mechanic convicted of tax crimes Updated: Apr-30-15 9:41 am
SMITHS CREEK, Michigan - A mechanic who specializes in rare cars has been convicted of tax crimes after a jury looked under the hood of his finances.
- Convicted tax preparer won't quit, judge gives him 9 months Updated: Apr-29-15 12:34 pm
PITTSBURGH - An income tax preparer convicted of filing dozens of fraudulent income tax returns just wouldn't quit preparing returns, so a federal judge in Pittsburgh says he must now spend nine months in prison.
- Flowood restaurant owner pleads guilty to tax evasion Updated: Apr-29-15 6:17 am
BRANDON, Mississippi - The owner of Flowood restaurant has pleaded guilty to two of eight counts of tax evasion in Rankin County Circuit Court.
- Auditor Troy Kelley says unpaid leave will start Monday Updated: Apr-28-15 8:59 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - Embattled state Auditor Troy Kelley, who was indicted by a federal grand jury on tax evasion and other charges earlier this month, said Tuesday he will start his leave of absence next week and will not accept pay or benefits, something Gov. Jay Inslee had already insisted on.
- Doctor could face jail time for $6.4 million in tax evasion Updated: Apr-27-15 3:22 am
WELLINGTON, Florida - A south Florida doctor who failed to pay nearly $6.4 million in taxes could face up to three years behind bars.
- Guard sentenced in Chicago for stealing inmates' identities Updated: Apr-24-15 4:06 am
CHICAGO - A federal judge in Chicago has sentenced a former prison guard to three years behind bars for stealing inmates' identities, then using them to seek refunds from the Internal Revenue Service.