Larreka Jackson, an Alabama tax preparer, was indicted on twenty-five counts for conspiring to file false tax returns using stolen identities, filing false claims, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft.
Sean and Nadia Roberts were sentenced July 30 before US District Court Chief Judge Anthony W. Ishii to twelve months and one day in prison for hiding millions of dollars in secret offshore bank accounts.
Alan Jonas, who was accused of writing 161 checks to himself from a church in Southington, an elderly woman suffering from Alzheimer's disease, and a nonprofit group, is now in jail after embezzling over $500,000.
Masood Chotani, a former CPA who spent the last three years as a fugitive in Pakistan, was arraigned July 12 on charges that he conspired to defraud the United States and made false claims for income tax refunds.
On July 10, a Newport News, Virginia, federal grand jury indicted Jeffrey Charles for conspiring with his daughter and son-in-law to defraud the United States, the Justice Department and the IRS announced.
Megastar Rihanna is fighting the accountants whom she blames for mishandling her finances and federal tax returns. She and her touring company are seeking tens of millions of dollars in compensatory damages.