by Terri Eyden on Sep 09, 2013
Spanish soccer star Lionel Messi and his father, Jorge Horacio Messi, protested their innocence when authorities accused them of filing false tax returns last June. Still, they agreed to pay additional taxes to settle the government's claims against them.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 06, 2013
David Haigler, who pleaded guilty in US District Court for the Middle District of Alabama September 5, 2013, to one count of theft of public funds and to one count of passing US Treasury checks with forged endorsements, faces twenty years in prison.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 05, 2013
This is one family business that needs to close its doors forever. And if the Florida attorney general's office has its way, prison doors will close on this mother and son fraud team for a long time.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 30, 2013
The Justice Department announced August 20 that Teresa Marie Marty, Charles Tingler, and Victoria Tingler have been charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States and filing multimillion-dollar liens against government officials.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 26, 2013
California can cross one celebrity off its deadbeat list. Al Pacino was into the Golden State for $31,706.04 (knowing what's good for him, the Godfather did not forget the extra four cents).
by Terri Eyden on Aug 15, 2013
His familiar scowl appears in millions of homes every week as the star of MasterChef and Hell's Kitchen. But Gordon Ramsay may be scowling over more than culinary imperfections these days.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 15, 2013
On August 14, Joe and Teresa Giudice appeared in US District Court to enter pleas of not guilty through their attorneys. They didn't speak at all, but a reporter in the courtroom said that at one point, Teresa mopped sweat off her husband's brow.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 14, 2013
Former US Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. and his wife were back in court August 14 to be sentenced on charges of campaign fraud and tax fraud. Both Jacksons entered guilty pleas last February.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 14, 2013
Mark Goldberg, a Bronx-based tax preparer, pled guilty to charges related to his participation in a scheme to file fraudulent tax returns on behalf of numerous clients, falsely claiming more than $7 million in bogus deductions, including school tuition credits and expenses.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 09, 2013
A former Washington State real estate developer and his long-time girlfriend were convicted August 4 on twenty-five counts of tax evasion and false statements related to their scheme to avoid paying taxes on more than $23 million in income.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 31, 2013
Reality star Teresa Giudice has been in money trouble for a while. On July 29, it all got a whole lot worse when a federal grand jury handed down a thirty-nine count indictment against her and husband.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 29, 2013
Back in March when Chris Zorich faced a Chicago judge to answer for his tax failings, he took it like a man. In the long run, this attitude might have bought him some mercy.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 23, 2013
UPDATE: The baby who would be king has a name. He is George Alexander Louis and will be referred to as His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge.
by Terri Eyden on Jul 09, 2013
Lauryn Hill is officially behind bars. Her first meal, according to TMZ.com, was "tasty BBQ pulled pork with a side of carrots, peas, and sweet potatoes." Doesn't sound too punitive.
by Terri Eyden on Jun 28, 2013
A California man was sentenced to two years imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $11,738,000 in restitution for aiding in the evasion of payment of federal payroll taxes.

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