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by Terri Eyden on Oct 17, 2012
Every year California publishes a list of tax delinquents, many of whom are big names in Hollywood. This year is no exception, though some say the celebrity names come more from the B-list or farther down the alphabet.
by Terri Eyden on Oct 17, 2012
Rapper Richard Morales entered a tax preparation office and exploded in a fit of rage. Surveillance cameras show him pulling a gun on an accountant seated behind a desk where there was no visible means of escape.
by Terri Eyden on Oct 12, 2012
Today's tax crime cases involve tax evasion, charitable organization donation kickbacks, false claims for tax refunds, bank fraud, aggravated identity theft, money laundering, and wire fraud.
by Terri Eyden on Oct 10, 2012
Beanie Sigel is serving time in prison for tax evasion. Why didn't he file returns and pay taxes? That's a question many people ask about celebrities and other artists, most of whom have much healthier incomes than the rest of us.
by Terri Eyden on Oct 10, 2012
A woman in Georgia has been indicted for stealing the identities of the most vulnerable - the homeless and the disabled. The second case involves a tax refund scheme of national scope, wherein at least 180 clients from thirty different states were victimized.
by Terri Eyden on Oct 09, 2012
Following are six stories we've gathered on some of the latest tax crimes in California. They make for some interesting reading.
by Terri Eyden on Oct 02, 2012
The SEC has charged a former CFO of a Minnesota-based computer networking device manufacturer for secretly diverting company funds to cover unauthorized personal expenses and other employees' entertainment expenses.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 21, 2012
Not only is recording artist Prince in deep with the IRS, but his tax troubles now extend overseas as well. Prince was summoned by the IRS at the request of French authorities to appear before the French tax agency.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 21, 2012
A Texas tax preparer has been arraigned for preparing and presenting false federal income tax returns on twenty-five separate occasions between 2008 and 2011.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 18, 2012
Wealthy Texas CFO Frank Howard is accused of embezzling millions from his employer. This comes on the heels of his arrest in late August for allegedly hiring a teenage hit man to kill his wife.
by Terri Eyden on Sep 13, 2012
A Garden Grove, California, business owner who built small electronic airplane parts for C5 cargo planes and F18 fighters has pleaded guilty to tax fraud.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 23, 2012
A federal grand jury in Montgomery, Alabama, returned a superseding indictment charging six Alabama women with conspiring to file false tax returns using stolen identities.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 20, 2012
Gino Carlucci was sentenced to 188 months in prison for his role in conspiracies to commit money laundering and to defraud the IRS as well as for filing a false income tax return.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 20, 2012
A federal court in Kansas City, Kansas, has permanently barred Ahferom Goitom from preparing federal tax returns for others.
by Terri Eyden on Aug 16, 2012
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.


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