Tax Fraud

January 18, 2020

Massachusetts Golf Professional Indicted on Various Federal Charges, Including Filing a False Tax Return

Last week, a federal grand jury sitting in Springfield, Massachusetts, indicted Kevin M. Kennedy with wire fraud, money laundering, filing a false tax return, and theft […]
January 15, 2020

Court Vacates Conviction of Willful Failure to Collect or Pay Over Tax, Citing Faulty Evidence

The Federal Tax Crimes blog recently highlighted a notable case, United States v. Snyder (2019), in which a criminal conviction of willful failure to collect or […]
January 14, 2020

Maryland Tax Professional Pleads Guilty to Criminal Tax Charges

According to a Department of Justice press release, a tax preparer from Maryland recently pleaded guilty to charges relating to aiding and assisting in the filing […]
January 11, 2020

Colorado Man Convicted of Conspiracy and Making False Claims Against the U.S. in Tax Credit Case

According to a Department of Justice press release, a Denver, Colorado man was found guilty of conspiracy to commit money laundering, conspiracy to defraud the United […]
January 9, 2020

Ohio Businessman Pleads Guilty to Filing False Returns

According to a Department of Justice press release, Abdikarim Abdirahman, 57, of Columbus, Ohio, pleaded guilty in federal court this week to charges related to the […]
December 22, 2019

Unlicensed “CPA” Files Nearly 500 False Tax Returns, Cheating IRS Out of $1.3M

From 2008 to 2016, California tax preparer Scott Douglas Cutting Sr. filed approximately 475 returns on behalf of his clients. However, the IRS identified two problems […]