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Stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme

Utah Accountant Sentenced for Filing Over $9 Million in False Tax Refund Claims and $300 Million Fictitious Financial Instrument

Utah Accountant Sentenced for Filing Over $9 Million in False Tax Refund Claims and $300 Million Fictitious Financial Instrument

As reported in the DOJ Press Release, a Heber City, Utah, man was sentenced to serve 78 months in prison for filing false claims for income tax refunds and for filing a fictitious financial instrument, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Larry J. Wszalek for the Department’s Tax Division and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). […]

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Pittsburg Resident Charged In Tax Fraud Scheme

Pittsburg Resident Charged In Tax Fraud Scheme

Pittsburg Resident Charged In Tax Fraud Scheme, as reported by the DOJ. San Francisco – Ebony Standifer, was charged with conspiracy to file false claims, wire fraud, and aggravated identity theft, announced United States Attorney Melinda Haag and Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation, Acting Special Agent in Charge Thomas McMahon. According to the indictment, between […]

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Almost Five Years in Custody for Defendant Who Stole Identities of Deceased Children to Evade Taxes

Almost Five Years in Custody for Defendant Who Stole Identities of Deceased Children to Evade Taxes

Almost Five Years in Custody for Defendant Who Stole Identities of Deceased Children to Evade Taxes, as reported by the DOJ. SAN DIEGO – Lloyd Irving Taylor, formerly a licensed California tax attorney and certified public accountant, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Michael Anello to 57 months in prison and ordered to […]

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Former Virginia Department of Social Services Employee Sentenced for Preparing False Tax Returns and Stealing Identities

Former Virginia Department of Social Services Employee Sentenced for Preparing False Tax Returns and Stealing Identities

Former Virginia Department of Social Services Employee Sentenced for Preparing False Tax Returns and Stealing Identities, as reported by the DOJ. Sybil Marshall Coles, 45, of Pamplin, Virginia, was sentenced today to serve five years in prison for aggravated identity theft and preparing a false tax return, announced Assistant Attorney General Kathryn Keneally for the […]

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Justice Department Highlights Efforts to Combat Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud

Justice Department Highlights Efforts to Combat Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud

Justice Department Highlights Efforts to Combat Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud, as reported by the DOJ. The Justice Department announced the results of its ongoing efforts to combat tax refund fraud that involves identity theft.  The Tax Division, in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and U.S. Attorneys’ Offices (USAOs) nationwide, has prioritized the […]

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Alabama Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Alabama Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme

Alabama Man Sentenced to Federal Prison for Stolen Identity Tax Refund Fraud Scheme, as reported by the DOJ. Clarence Hicks, of Montgomery, Ala., was sentenced to serve 57 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release and ordered to pay $210,555.62 in restitution for his role in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme, […]

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Alabama Husband and Wife Plead Guilty to Identity Theft Scheme

Alabama Husband and Wife Plead Guilty to Identity Theft Scheme

As per the DOJ Press Release, “Alabama Husband and Wife Plead Guilty to Identity Theft Scheme” Mary Young and Christian Young each pleaded guilty yesterday to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and one count of aggravated identity theft for their role in a stolen identity refund fraud (SIRF) scheme , announced […]

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Former Alabama Postal Employee Pleads Guilty for His Involvement in a Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

Former Alabama Postal Employee Pleads Guilty for His Involvement in a Fraudulent Tax Refund Scheme

As reported by the DOJ Press Release, Antoine Green, a former U.S. Postal Service (USPS) employee, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama to crimes related to his involvement in a stolen identity tax refund fraud scheme, the Justice Department announced. According to court documents, between November 2011 and October […]

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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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