- 2 Tangipahoa women charged in tax fraud scheme Updated: Feb-06-16 5:15 am
NEW ORLEANS - A federal grand jury has indicted two women from Tangipahoa Parish on charges of filing false tax returns and using stolen identities.
- Ex-NFL star Plaxico Burress gets probation for tax evasion Updated: Feb-05-16 1:51 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Former NFL star Plaxico Burress has five years to repay New Jersey $56,000 in back taxes and restitution or face going to jail, a judge said Friday.
- Swiss bank cooperates with US as 2 ex-bankers plead guilty Updated: Feb-04-16 6:54 pm
NEW YORK - Swiss bank Julius Baer, facing a criminal charge, has agreed to pay $547 million and cooperate for three years with American authorities to shut down accounts that enabled wealthy Americans to evade taxes, authorities announced Thursday.
- Former LA Port police chief pleads guilty to tax evasion Updated: Feb-03-16 10:33 pm
LOS ANGELES - The former Port of Los Angeles police chief has pleaded guilty to tax evasion and making false statements to FBI agents probing an alleged bribery scheme.
- Former Pinckneyville bookkeeper admits to stealing $450K Updated: Feb-03-16 12:44 pm
BENTON, Illinois - A former bookkeeper for a small southern Illinois fire protection district has admitted to stealing more than $450,000 in taxpayer money.
- ID theft, phony tax returns net nearly $200,000 for woman Updated: Feb-03-16 4:05 am
NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Attorney's Office in New Orleans says a Hammond woman has pleaded guilty to mail fraud and identity theft in connection with a multi-year tax fraud scheme.
- Government contractor gets year in prison for tax fraud Updated: Feb-03-16 3:01 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - A South Florida-based government contractor has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison for filing a false income tax return.
- Congressman's son gets 5 years for federal tax, bank fraud Updated: Feb-02-16 2:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The son of a veteran Philadelphia congressman was sentenced Tuesday to five years in federal prison on bank and tax fraud convictions.
- Man pleads guilty to tax evasion, being uncertified pilot Updated: Feb-02-16 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON - Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to tax evasion and operating as a pilot without proper certification.
- Federal judge sets trial date for PA Cyber school founder Updated: Feb-02-16 12:23 pm
PITTSBURGH - A federal judge has set a June 6 trial date for Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School Founder Nicholas Trombetta.
- Attorney spared prison in 'Hollywood South' tax credit case Updated: Jan-27-16 6:55 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A New Orleans attorney was spared prison Wednesday for fraud involving the generous tax credit program credited with turning Louisiana into "Hollywood South."
- The Latest: Probation for attorney in movie tax credit case Updated: Jan-27-16 3:59 pm
NEW ORLEANS - The Latest on the sentencing of New Orleans lawyer in a fraud case involving the Louisiana tax credit program that helped build the state's film industry (all times local):
- Kansas City business owner sentenced in tax fraud Updated: Jan-27-16 8:13 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Kansas City business owner was sentenced to federal prison for failing to pay federal taxes he collected from his employees.
- Phoenix man accused of running fraudulent tax-prep business Updated: Jan-27-16 5:00 am
PHOENIX - A federal grand jury has indicted a woman of running a fraudulent tax-preparation business from her north Phoenix home.
- Italian prosecutors investigate tax evasion in player deals Updated: Jan-26-16 7:54 am
MILAN - Naples prosecutors have announced a sweeping investigation into allegations of falsifying player transactions to avoid as much as 12 million euros ($13 million) in taxes involving as many as 35 Serie A and Serie B teams.
- Rocky Boy pharmacist sentenced to prison on tax charges Updated: Jan-26-16 12:18 am
HAVRE, Montana - A former pharmacist at the Rocky Boy Health Clinic has been sentenced to nine months in jail and must pay $163,000 in fines and restitution for filing false income tax returns.
- New Hartford woman sentenced to prison for tax fraud Updated: Jan-25-16 3:02 pm
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut - Authorities say a New Hartford woman has been sentenced to prison for tax fraud and structuring offenses.
- Ex school clerk sentenced for filing false tax return Updated: Jan-24-16 4:16 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - A federal judge has sentenced a former Belfry school clerk who admitted filing a false tax return as part of a scheme to steal school money for personal use.
- Psychiatrist convicted in tax case told to provide free help Updated: Jan-22-16 6:17 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A Nebraska psychiatrist convicted of not paying federal payroll taxes has been ordered to provide free services to Buffalo County residents for one day a month during his five years of probation.
- Former detective gets house arrest for tax refund fraud Updated: Jan-22-16 3:01 am
TAMPA, Florida - A former Tampa police detective has been sentenced to eight months of home detention and five years of probation for stealing fraudulent tax refund checks from an evidence room.
- Mascherano expected to avoid jail time in tax case Updated: Jan-21-16 2:13 pm
MADRID - Although he is not expected to serve any time in jail, Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano was handed a one-year prison sentence Thursday for not properly paying taxes in Spain.
- Ex-owner of Ziggies restaurants pleads guilty to tax fraud Updated: Jan-21-16 7:50 am
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri - The former owner of Ziggies restaurants in Missouri and Kansas has pleaded guilty to failing to pay more than $1.3 million in payroll taxes.
- Ex-Detroit mayor asks Supreme Court to overturn conviction Updated: Jan-21-16 5:42 am
DETROIT - Former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn his corruption conviction and 28-year prison sentence.
- Office manager admits stealing more than $500,000 from job Updated: Jan-20-16 5:33 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Federal authorities say the office manager of a Birmingham surgical practice admitted stealing more than half a million dollars from her employer.
- Lionel Messi's tax fraud trial conflicts with Copa America Updated: Jan-20-16 9:28 am
MADRID - Lionel Messi's tax fraud trial has been set for May 31-June 3, conflicting with the start of the centennial Copa America in the United States.