Tax Law Blog

June 26, 2019

Former Washington, D.C. Attorney Convicted on Charges Related to Securities and Tax Crimes

According to a Department of Justice press release, a former Washington, D.C. attorney who was recently convicted on charges related to securities fraud, also pleaded guilty […]
June 25, 2019
Craig P. Orrock, former IRS attorney convicted of tax evasion

Former IRS Attorney Convicted on Tax Evasion, Obstruction Charges

According to a Department of Justice press release, Craig P. Orrock, a former IRS attorney, was recently convicted of tax evasion and obstructing the internal revenue […]
June 21, 2019
Kent Car Dealership Owner Sentenced to 30 Months for Tax Fraud

Ohio Business Owner Sentenced to 30 Months for Willfully Filing False Tax Returns

Davood Haghighi, 59, of Kent, Ohio was sentenced to prison earlier this month after pleading guilty to multiple tax and financial crimes, including one count of […]
June 19, 2019

IRS and DOJ Work to Issue “John Doe” Summons on Behalf of Finland Tax Authorities

Earlier this month, the Finnish government’s request for information in relation to tax crimes being investigated in Finland manifested themselves in a Texas federal court, where […]
June 11, 2019
Maaria Nyazee of Joplin, MO Sentenced for Sales Tax Fraud

Missouri Pizzeria Owner Charged with Sales Tax Fraud

Maaria Nyazee, the former owner of Joplin, Missouri pizza restaurant Redbrick Pizza, which closed in 2017, was recently charged with sales tax fraud (tax evasion). Nyazee, […]
June 4, 2019

Jury Convicts Texas Couple on Charges of Conspiracy, Filing False Returns

According to a Department of Justice press release, a Texas couple was convicted of conspiracy and other tax charges relating to filing false individual and corporate […]