A former resident of San Rafael, Calif., was charged with filing false tax returns. For the tax years 2005 through 2008, John Kieran Hynes allegedly filed returns that he did not believe to be true. He reported gross receipts from his construction in those years for $10.2 million. Hynes allegedly knew the gross receipts from his business were in excess of the amounts reported on those returns. He faces up to three years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
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