- 2 plead guilty in federal tax fraud scheme Updated: Jul-03-15 4:08 am
NEW ORLEANS - Two Tangipahoa Parish residents have pleaded guilty in a tax refund scheme.
- Owners of popular Jersey shore pizzeria admit evading taxes Updated: Jul-02-15 3:52 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - The owners of a popular Jersey shore pizza restaurant chain pleaded guilty Thursday to evading taxes and lying to the IRS.
- Homes of Dinamo Zagreb bosses raided by Croatian police Updated: Jul-02-15 9:27 am
ZAGREB, Croatia - Croatian police on Thursday raided the homes and offices of the Dinamo Zagreb bosses who are suspected of tax evasion and bribery.
- New Orleans woman arrested for tax fraud Updated: Jul-01-15 4:11 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A New Orleans woman faces multiple charges for a tax fraud scheme that involved filing phony tax returns in the names of other taxpayers, including two prisoners.
- Imprisoned Ala. woman to plead guilty in fraud scheme Updated: Jun-30-15 5:26 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Federal prosecutors in Birmingham say a woman already serving a year and one day in prison for trying to defraud the BP oil spill fund has agreed to plead guilty in a fraud and tax evasion scheme.
- Prairieville woman arrested for tax fraud, theft Updated: Jun-26-15 4:09 am
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A Prairieville woman has been arrested on dozens of felony charges for a criminal scheme that yielded tens of thousands of dollars in fraudulent state income tax refunds.
- Correction: Log Homes-Tax Fraud story Updated: Jun-25-15 1:08 pm
PITTSBURGH - In a story June 23 about a federal tax fraud case, The Associated Press reported erroneously that it was alleged that an unidentified family member who runs Mountain Creations Cedar Log & Timber Homes worked in concert with a Pittsburgh area couple to help them avoid taxes. Prosecutors say the family member did not work in concert with Paul and Lynda Schneider and was not accused of any wrongdoing.
- Federal judge steps out of case against Rep. Joe Armstrong Updated: Jun-25-15 10:40 am
KNOXVILLE, Tennessee - Chief U.S. District Judge Tom Varlan has recused himself from the tax fraud conspiracy case against state Rep. Joe Armstrong of Knoxville.
- Romanian premier's aide indicted for corruption charges Updated: Jun-24-15 9:46 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - An aide to Romania's prime minister was indicted on corruption charges, including being an accomplice to embezzling European Union funds and illegally offering incentives to voters in two elections, anti-corruption prosecutors said Wednesday.
- 2 plead guilty in tax fraud scheme Updated: Jun-24-15 4:08 am
NEW ORLEANS - Two Tangipahoa Parish residents have pleaded guilty in a scheme to file false federal income tax returns using stolen identities.
- Davenport tax preparer charged with fraud, stealing refunds Updated: Jun-22-15 12:55 pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa - A Davenport tax preparer is charged with filing false tax returns and diverting clients' refunds to his own bank account.
- Feds asking for up to 2 ½ years in prison for Michael Grimm Updated: Jun-19-15 8:25 pm
NEW YORK - Federal prosecutors are asking that disgraced former congressman Michael Grimm be sentenced to up to 2 ½ years in prison after he pleaded guilty to tax fraud.
- Missouri scrap metal businesswoman sentenced for tax evasion Updated: Jun-18-15 8:04 am
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - The owner of a Kansas City scrap metal business has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison without parole for tax evasion.
- Tax preparer gets 57 months prison for role in fraud scheme Updated: Jun-16-15 5:11 am
EAST ST. LOUIS, Illinois - A Missouri woman has been ordered to spend nearly five years in federal prison and repay roughly $604,000 for her role in a tax-fraud scheme.
- Mixed verdict for Utah businessmen on trial for tax evasion Updated: Jun-14-15 10:55 am
SALT LAKE CITY - A federal court jury returned a mixed verdict for two Utah businessmen on trial for tax evasion.
- Ga. women sentenced in tax fraud scheme Updated: Jun-11-15 4:06 am
MACON, Georgia - Federal prosecutors say two Georgia women who operated a tax preparing business have been sentenced on tax fraud charges.
- Repair company owner pleads guilty in wire fraud case Updated: Jun-10-15 3:37 pm
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - The U.S. Attorney's Office says the owner of Charlotte-area appliance repair companies has pleaded guilty to wire fraud and filing a false tax return in connection with false warranty work order claims.
- Man accused of fraud allegedly bilked state out of tax money Updated: Jun-10-15 6:05 am
PASCAGOULA, Mississippi - A Sept. 4 trial date has been set for a Jackson County man accused bilking the state out of thousands of dollars by electronically submitting false tax returns.
- Iowa woman pleads guilty to ID theft in tax return case Updated: Jun-09-15 6:52 am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - A 35-year-old Cedar Rapids woman has admitted using another person's identity to file a fraudulent tax return and steal money from the U.S. government.
- New trial ordered for Chicago-area lawyer convicted in 2011 Updated: Jun-08-15 5:09 pm
NEW YORK - A lawyer from an affluent Chicago suburb convicted in a multibillion-dollar tax shelter scheme that the government said protected some of the country's richest people from paying much in taxes can have a new trial, a federal appeals court ruled Monday.
- Woman owes IRS $26K for bogus tax returns Updated: Jun-05-15 5:34 am
GULFPORT, Mississippi - A 34-year-old woman has been sentenced to prison and ordered to repay nearly $26,000 she obtained through fraudulent income tax returns.
- Head of New Jersey investment firms gets 10 years for fraud Updated: Jun-04-15 6:48 pm
CAMDEN, New Jersey - The head of a southern New Jersey investment firm was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison after admitting to fleecing investors of millions of dollars.
- Maine fisherman with long tax fraud record to serve 2 years Updated: Jun-04-15 4:17 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's attorney general says a Kennebunk commercial fisherman with a record of failing to pay his income taxes that dates back decades will spend two years in prison.