Archive for Theft of Government Property By IRS Employees

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 @ 9:55PM

IRS Employee Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Identity Theft and Unauthorized Disclosure of IRS Records 

CFEG reports that on November 21, 2016, in a federal district court in the Western District of Tennessee, and IRS employee was sentenced for conspiracy to commit identity theft and unauthorized disclosure of information. He was initially charged with, and pled guilty to, the offense on July 19, 2016. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml…

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 @ 9:53PM

Former IRS Employee Indicted for Filing Fraudulent Tax Returns and Aggravated Identity Theft

CFEG reports that on January 13, 2017, in a federal district court in the Western District of Missouri, a former IRS employee was indicted for filing false tax returns and aggravated identity theft. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml According to court documents, at all times relevant to the 15-count indictment, this IRS employee was a…

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 @ 5:42PM

Former IRS Revenue Agent Pleads Guilty to False Statement and Aggravated Identity Theft

CFEG reports that on March 13, 2017, in a federal district court in the District of New Mexico, a former IRS employee pled guilty to false statements and aggravated identity theft. This IRS employee was initially charged with the offenses in December 2014 in a 28-count indictment. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml According to…

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 @ 5:34PM

Former IRS Employee Indicted for Filing False Tax Returns

CFEG reports that on March 30, 2017, in a federal district court in the Eastern District of California, a former IRS employee was indicted for creating opportunities for persons to defraud the United States and for making and subscribing false returns. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml According to court documents, this IRS employees was…

Friday, March 1st, 2019 @ 5:26PM

10 Former IRS Employees Sentenced in Kansas City for Theft of Government Property

CFEG reports that ten former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employees were sentenced in a federal district court in the Western District of Missouri between January 26, 2015, and January 28, 2015, for the theft of Government property stemming from unemployment benefits fraud. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2015.shtml The 10 former IRS employees, were indicted on…

Thursday, February 28th, 2019 @ 3:31AM

IRS Employee Sentenced for Identity Theft in Connection with Audit

The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) reported that on August 3, 2016, in a federal district court in the Northern District of Georgia, an IRS employee was sentenced, after she pled guilty to aggravated identity theft in connection with a fraudulent scheme on May 10, 2016. She had…