Tax Articles

Brooklyn Rabbi Sentenced for Tax Fraud & Money Laundering

Rabbi Sentenced Two Years for Tax Fraud

New York / Los Angeles Rabbi sent to prison for Tax Fraud We suspect this scheme ran so long with out being uncovered because it was cleverly devious. That said, federal prison was the outcome 🙁 The 61-year-old rabbi, Naftali Tzi Weisz, the head of an Orthodox Jewish group received a 2-year prison sentence in […]

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NY state senator sentenced to 5 years for tax fraud charges

Tax fraud charges for Pedro Espada Jr gets 5-YR sentence Former New York state Senator Pedro Espada Jr. is a Democrat who at one point was among the highest-ranking politicians in Albany, serving as majority leader of the New York state Senate. Mr. Espada was sentenced to 5-years in prison after pleading guilty to tax […]

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Colorado Man Sentenced on Charges of Tax Evasion

Opas Sinprasong

Tax Evasion Conviction for skimming cash Thai and Japanese restaurant owner Opas Sinprasong (51-years old) was sentenced to 1-year and 1 day (that enables a prison stay instead of county jail) in Denver, CO for tax evasion. Moreover, Mr. Sinprasong was ordered to pay a $4,000 fine and $754,975 in restitution. But wait! It gets […]

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San Francisco Japanese Restaurant Owner Sentenced for Tax Crimes

Owner of San Francisco Japanese Restaurant Sentenced for Tax Crimes

Sentenced to 33-months in prison for Tax Crimes Michael Chen was convicted by a federal jury of filing false federal corporate income tax returns and mail fraud. Mr. Chen, who was the owner of Fune Ya Japanese Restaurant in San Francisco, was sentenced in January of 2013 to 33 months in prison, 3-years of supervised […]

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Company comptroller sentenced in $20 million wire fraud case

Payroll Services comptroller sentenced for wire fraud The Feds have some serious catch-all charges for most tax cheats: mail fraud and wire fraud. In Sacramento on April 12 of 2013, Kerry Seaman, a resident of Lake Ronkonkoma, N.Y., was sentenced to 44-months in federal prison and ordered to pay $19,141,618 in restitution. Yes! That is […]

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California Restaurant Owners Sentenced for Tax Fraud

El Balazo Owners Plead Guilty

Another San Francisco Restaurant tax fraud case Husband and wife restaurant chain owners Marino Sandoval and Nicole Sandoval, were sentenced on immigration, Social Security and tax fraud charges related to the operation of their San Francisco area restaurant chain, El Balazo in April of 2012. The Sandovals sentenced to 41 months for tax fraud Marino […]

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Connecticut Man Sentenced for Decade-Long Tax Evasion Scheme

Tax Evasion Scheme

Tax evasion scheme operated for 10+ years On July 30, 2012, in New Haven, Conn., Sherwood Schaub, 70, (AKA: Andy Sherwood), was sentenced to 30-months in federal prison and 2-years of supervised confinement for operating a decade old tax evasion scheme. Mr. Sherwood agreed to cooperate with the IRS and to pay all back taxes, […]

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President of Roofing Company Sentenced for Tax Evasion Scheme

Contractor convicted of tax fraud scheme

Tax Evasion Scheme to defraud the IRS In August of 2012, Tae Son Lee, 52 (AKA: Mike Lee) was the the president of Westco Roofing Inc. in Oakland, CA. “Mike Lee” was sentenced to 24-months in federal prison, followed by 3-years of supervised release, and ordered to pay $367,656 in restitution for a tax evasion […]

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Businessman sentenced for Payroll Tax Fraud and fined $40 Million

Payroll Tax Fraud ends in 12-year prison sentence.

63-count indictment with large-scale payroll tax fraud On September 5, 2012, in Charlotte, NC, Mr. Bruce Harrison, III, of Greensboro, NC was sentenced to 144-months (12 long years) in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $43 million in restitution for payroll tax fraud and failure to file individual income tax returns. Court documents […]

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Landscaping Executive Sentenced for Evading Employment Taxes

Landscaping company pleaded guilty for evading employment taxes.

Small Landscaping business convicted of Evading Employment Taxes The following little story of a small business prosecuted for evading employment taxes should be a warning to ALL small businesses in San Diego and beyond. Even if you run a business from your home or your garage, you can end up in federal prison for being […]

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