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Tuesday, March 5th, 2019 @ 9:56PM

Ogden, Utah IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Unauthorized Inspection of Returns or Return Information 

CFEG reports that on November 17, 2016, in a federal district court in the District of Utah, Northern Division, an IRS employee pled guilty to unauthorized inspection of returns or return information. She was initially charged with the offense in July 2016. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml According to court documents, this IRS employee…

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…

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019 @ 3:11PM

IRS Employee Arrested for Theft of Government Funds

CFEG reports that on April 26, 2017, in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, an IRS employee was arrested for the theft of Government money. This IRS employee was indicted for the offense on April 11, 2017. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml According to court documents, this IRS employee worked as a contact representative for…

Friday, March 1st, 2019 @ 11:19PM

IRS Employee Sentenced in a Scheme to Defraud the IRS

CFEG reports that on May 12, 2017, in a federal district court in the Eastern District of New York, a former IRS employee was sentenced for filing false tax returns, aiding and assisting in the preparation of false tax returns, wire fraud, mail fraud, and perjury. The IRS employee pled…

Friday, March 1st, 2019 @ 11:16PM

IRS Employee Arrested in a Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

CFEG reports that on May 11, 2017, in the Northern District of Georgia, an IRS employee was arrested for her role in a stolen identity refund fraud scheme. She was indicted on April 25, 2017, for wire fraud and aggravated identity theft related to the scheme. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml According to court…

Friday, March 1st, 2019 @ 11:14PM

Former IRS Employee Found Guilty for False Statements and Theft of Government Funds

CFEG reports that on August 17, 2017, in a federal district court in the Eastern District of Kentucky, a former IRS employee was found guilty of making false statements and the theft of Government funds after a four-day jury trial. He was indicted for the offenses in February 2017. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2017.shtml…

Friday, March 1st, 2019 @ 6:57PM

Former IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in Connection With Refund Scheme

CFEG reports that on April 22, 2015, a former IRS employee was charged with Wire Fraud and Aggravated Identity Theft in a federal district court in the Western District of Texas. https://www.treasury.gov/tigta/oi_highlights_2015.shtml According to court documents, the IRS employee was employed by the IRS in Austin, Texas until February 7,…

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 @ 3:32AM

IRS Employee Pleads Guilty to Conspiracy Involving Unauthorized Disclosure of IRS Records

The Inspector General for Tax Administration reported that on July 19, 2016, in a federal district court in the Western District of Tennessee, an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) employee pled guilty to conspiracy to commit identity theft and unauthorized disclosure of information. A criminal information was filed on the same…

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