Archive for IRS Employees Falsify Tax Forms

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, 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 @ 3:20PM

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…

Friday, November 22nd, 2019 @ 3:23PM

Employee Conduct Issues Are Not Considered When Prioritizing Overdue Background Reinvestigations

CFEG reports that on November 6, 2019 the Treasury Inspector General For Tax Administration (TIGTA) released a report on employee conduct issues which are not considered when prioritizing overdue background reinvestigations. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/auditreports/2020reports/202010002fr.pdf   TIGTA reported that in 2009 the President issued an Executive Order (13488) requiring employees in moderate-risk positions…

Monday, October 28th, 2019 @ 2:37PM

Former IRS Employee Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion Evaded Payment of over Half a Million Dollars in Taxes

former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee and former attorney was sentenced yesterday to 32 months in prison in Las Vegas, Nevada, for tax evasion and obstructing the IRS, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Nicholas Trutanich for the…