Colorado man accused of bribing IRS agent with baseball tickets | AccountingWEB

Colorado man accused of bribing IRS agent with baseball tickets

A Monument, CO man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of attempting to bribe an IRS Agent.

Edward Sobczewski, 47, was arrested Wednesday and accused of asking an IRS agent to alter the audit results of his 2006 income tax return in exchange for season tickets to the Colorado Rockies baseball games.

Sobczewski was be advised of the charges pending against him in the U.S. District Court in Denver. If convicted of Bribery, Sobczewski faces up to 15 years in federal prison, and a maximum of $250,000 in fines.

The Denver Post reports that U.S. Attorney for Colorado Troy Eid said, "The message is simple: Don't even think about bribing an IRS agent with Rockies tickets or anything else."

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