Posts Tagged ‘wire fraud’

IRS Audits Expose All Tax Cheats Such as Louisiana Woman Who Received 94 Months in Prison for Tax Fraud

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

Should you be afraid of an IRS audit?  The answer is yes.  More than 50% of the referrals that the Criminal Investigation Division (CID) gets are from the IRS Revenue Agent that conducts the audit interviews.  IRS audits are there to keep the innocent on track and to expose those that are not so innocent, from small time tax cheats to big time tax evasion like in the article below.
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IRS Payment Plans Alleviate Tax Burden For Those Who Qualify and is a Better Option Than Tax Evasion

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Many people don’t know that the IRS will work with you if you owe back taxes and feel that you cannot afford to pay them all at once.  For many of our clients at Tax Resolution Services, we have set up an IRS Installment Agreement plan, simply known as an IRS Payment Plan, which is an arrangement a consumer enters into with the IRS to pay back taxes owed.  This allows the person to
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Danielle Steel’s Bookkeeper Evades Taxes, Faces 33 Months in Prison

Tuesday, May 11th, 2010

Isn’t it ironic that the IRS counts money that people have stolen or embezzled from others as income?  Most people who steal money from others, if they don’t get caught for the embezzlement, usually get caught, and punished, for evading taxes!  Embezzling or stealing money from others is not the right thing to do.  Not paying taxes on any income, is not the right thing to do either!  If you haven’t filed
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22-Year Sentence for Stolen Payroll Tax Funds, Tax Evasion and Other Charges

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

A Florida businessman was sentenced 22 years and six months in federal prison for, among other charges, for conspiring to commit wire fraud, obstructing an agency proceeding and impeding the IRS, and failing to remit payroll taxes.
Frank L. Amodeo, 48, of Orlando, pleaded guilty and was also ordered to forfeit more than $1 million seized from various accounts, three homes, several luxury automobiles, commercial real estate, a Lear Jet and
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Investment Co. CEO Faces Up to Five Years

Thursday, August 2nd, 2007

John J. Lawbaugh, the former chief executive officer of two Maryland investment companies, pleaded guilty to wire fraud, theft from a registered investment company and income tax evasion.”By abusing his authority as chief executive officer of two investment companies, Mr. Lawbaugh stole more than $1.2 million,” said U.S. Atty. Rod J. Rosenstein. “It is essential for us to protect investors in order to preserve public confidence in our financial markets.”
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CEO Guilty of Hiding $1.1m

Sunday, July 1st, 2007

The chief executive of a California startup company pleaded guilty to tax evasion after not reporting more than $1.1 million in income.John Frances Griffin, 44, of Orinda, Calif., was charged with 15 counts of mail fraud, two counts of tax evasion and one count of wire fraud in connection with a scheme in which he allegedly lied to investors and employees about making significant loans to the company he was
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