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Former New Jersey Chiropractor Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

Former New Jersey Chiropractor Sentenced to Prison for Fraud

As reported in the DOJ Press Release, a  man formerly of Neptune, New Jersey, was sentenced in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey to serve 54 months in prison to be followed by five years of supervised release, the Justice Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced. In February 2014, a […]

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Ex-Casino Owner, Nevada Businessman and Former National Football League Player Found Guilty in Massive Tax Fraud Scheme

Ex-Casino Owner, Nevada Businessman and Former National Football League Player Found Guilty in Massive Tax Fraud Scheme

As announced in the DOJ Press Release, a Las Vegas jury returned guilty verdicts yesterday against Alan Rodrigues, a former casino owner from Henderson, Nevada, Weston Coolidge, a former businessman from Las Vegas, and Joseph Prokop, a former National Football League punter from Upland, California, for conspiracy and fraud related to their promotion of a […]

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Health Care Clinic Owners Sentenced for Role in $8 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Health Care Clinic Owners Sentenced for Role in $8 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

Health Care Clinic Owners Sentenced for Role in $8 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme, as announced by the DOJ. Two health care clinic owners were sentenced today in connection with an $8 million health care fraud scheme involving the now-defunct home health care company Flores Home Health Care Inc. Acting Assistant Attorney General Mythili Raman […]

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SEC Freezes Assets in Ponzi Scheme Targeting Investors in Japan

SEC Freezes Assets in Ponzi Scheme Targeting Investors in Japan

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced an emergency action to freeze the assets of a Las Vegas-based firm and its sole owner charged with perpetrating a Ponzi scheme against thousands of investors living primarily in Japan. The SEC alleges that Edwin Fujinaga and his company MRI International raised more than $800 million from investors who […]

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Man sentenced in skid row health fraud scheme, fined $9.8 million

Man sentenced in skid row health fraud scheme, fined $9.8 million

As reported in the LA Times, a Los Angeles man who recruited homeless medical patients on skid row as part of a scheme to defraud federal programs of millions of dollars was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison. Estill Mitts, 68, of Los Angeles was sentenced by U.S. District Judge George H. King five […]

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Court of Appeals for Seventh Circuit finds no relief for taxpayer’s criminal liability in Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

Court of Appeals for Seventh Circuit finds no relief for taxpayer’s criminal liability in Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program

The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Simon v. U.S., (7th Cir. August 15, 2013), 112 AFTR 2d ¶2013-5205, has rejected arguments made based on the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) by a taxpayer who was convicted of filing false income tax returns, failing to file Report of Foreign Bank and Foreign Accounts (FBARs), mail […]

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Meet Paul Raymond

Meet Paul Raymond

Mr. Raymond is a sought after speaker in tax controversy law by many attorney, accountant, and business groups and at the request of the Internal Revenue Service, has presented programs at the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum, attended by tax professionals throughout the United States.

Additionally, he continues to be an active member in the Section of Taxation, American Bar Association, where he was the Past Chair of the Employment Taxes Committee.

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