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Monday, January 27th, 2020 @ 2:40PM

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Return Preparer Indicted for Scheme to Receive False Tax Refunds

CFEG reports that on October 1, 2019, in a federal district court in the Southern District of Texas, an IRS volunteer income tax return preparer was charged in an 18-count indictment with making false statements on an income tax return, theft of Government money, and aggravated identity theft. The volunteer…

Monday, January 27th, 2020 @ 2:38PM

IRS Employee Charged in Connection with Misusing Victim Identities to Commit Credit Card Fraud

CFEG reports that on October 2, 2019, in a federal district court in the Eastern District of Virginia, an IRS employee was charged with access device fraud. This IRS employee was subsequently arrested by special agents of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) on October 3, 2019. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights.shtml…

Monday, December 30th, 2019 @ 3:25PM

IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Soliciting and Receiving Bribe

CFEG reports that on July 24, 2019, in a federal district court in the Central District of California, an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) pled guilty to soliciting and receiving a bribe in her capacity as a public official. Special agents of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration previously arrested…

Monday, December 30th, 2019 @ 3:21PM

Temporary IRS Employee Sentenced for Theft of Federal Tax Remittances

CFEG reports that on April 5, 2019, in the Western District of North Carolina, an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) temporary employee was sentenced to one count of theft of Government property. She was previously indicted on eight counts of the offense in March, 2018, and pled guilty to one count…

Monday, December 30th, 2019 @ 3:20PM

Former IRS Employee Sentenced for Making False Statements

CFEG reports that on July 15, 2019, in a federal district court in the Eastern District of Kentucky, a former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee was sentenced for making false statements. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights.shtml According to court documents, this former IRS employee was employed as an IRS revenue officer between July 2014…

Monday, December 30th, 2019 @ 3:18PM

IRS Employee Pleads Guilty To Wire Fraud and Theft of Government Property

CFEG reports that on October 7, 2019, in a federal district court in the Middle District of Tennessee, an IRS employee pled guilty to wire fraud and theft of Government property. She had previously been charged with the offenses on March 6, 2019, in a scheme to fraudulently obtain paid…