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Week 1 of Kwame Kilpatrick trial alleges greed, government with an agendaDisbarred lawyer appears in courtArrest warrant latest problem for disbarred lawyerFormer Columbia councilman wants suspended law license backEx-Worker Left IRS for Job at Bank He Audited, Complaint SaysFormer IRS Examiner Charged With Leaking Whistleblower's Name To Big Bank ...Ex-IRS examiner from Edgewater accused of leaking whistleblower's identityFormer IRS Examiner Charged With Violating US Tax LawsTwo accused of swindling millions of dollars in day-care schemeLil Wayne Deposition: Rapper Gives Attorney Pete Ross A Difficult Time (VIDEO)E-mail from Tierney's campaign managerThe IRS Has Gone RogueLawyer Monthly Names The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Labor ...Judge Shoots Down Another Forbes 400 Member's Tax ShelterBooster clubs funds face state scrutiny

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Source: NY attorney general investigating private equity firms, including ...
Washington PostSeptember 2, 2012

Victor Fleischer, a University of Colorado law professor, told the newspaper he believed Bain had waived management fees into investments with so little risk that they would not qualify for the capital gains rate if challenged by the IRS. Some tax ...more »

Chicago lawyer pleads guilty in NY; helped wealthy clients dodge IRS with ...
Washington PostSeptember 13, 2012

NEW YORK — A Chicago lawyer has pleaded guilty in New York to helping wealthy clients dodge tens of millions of dollars in taxes in what prosecutors have called the largest tax fraud prosecution in history. Donna Guerin (GEER'-ihn) entered the plea ...more »

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Week 1 of Kwame Kilpatrick trial alleges greed, government with an agenda
Detroit Free PressSeptember 30, 2012

Kilpatrick lawyer James Thomas, explaining to the IRS agent that his client's shoe could have been a good hiding spot for a lot of money. • "Your pockets were bulging out to here. Didn't you look like the Michelin Man?" -- Ferguson's lawyer Michael ...more »

Disbarred lawyer appears in court
Albany Times UnionSeptember 29, 2012

Federal prosecutors said that on July 7, 2011, the IRS served Kelleher a summons directing him to appear on July 25, 2011, to provide tax information for 2010. They said Kelleher did not appear that day or provide the information requested. In January ...more »

Arrest warrant latest problem for disbarred lawyer
Albany Times UnionSeptember 28, 2012

Federal prosecutors say on July 7, 2011, the IRS served Kelleher a summons asking him to appear on July 25, 2011 to provide tax information for 2010. They say Kelleher did not appear that day or provide the information requested. In January, Hurd ...more »

Former Columbia councilman wants suspended law license back
The StateSeptember 28, 2012

Former Columbia City Council member E.W. Cromartie II, a convicted felon and admitted income tax evader, is asking the S.C. Supreme Court not to take his law license away. Cromartie's license to practice law was suspended in 2010, after federal ...more »

Ex-Worker Left IRS for Job at Bank He Audited, Complaint Says
New York TimesSeptember 28, 2012

But Dennis Lerner's hatred of the I.R.S. was unique, and not just because he once worked there as an international examiner, although that certainly helped. In e-mails written to a friend last year, he complained, “I get paid next to nothing and work ...more »

Former IRS Examiner Charged With Leaking Whistleblower's Name To Big Bank ...
ForbesSeptember 27, 2012

A former Internal Revenue Service examiner was arrested today at his home in Edgewater, N.J. on charges that he illegally leaked the name of a confidential tax whistleblower to an executive of the same bank that was the whistleblower's target—a bank ...more »

Ex-IRS examiner from Edgewater accused of leaking whistleblower's identity
The Star-Ledger - NJ.comSeptember 27, 2012

“Lerner's violations of basic conflict-of-interest laws were brazen,” U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in Manhattan said in a statement. “Not only did he flout those laws in order to curry favor with a prospective employer, but he also illegally disclosed ...more »

Former IRS Examiner Charged With Violating US Tax Laws
BloombergSeptember 27, 2012

David Lerner, a former tax examiner with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service, was charged by Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara's office with violating laws prohibiting ex-IRS employees from attempting to influence its employees. To contact the ...more »

Two accused of swindling millions of dollars in day-care scheme
Muncie Star PressSeptember 27, 2012

U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett, flanked by IRS agent Donna Turner and Assistant U.S. Attorney Nick Surmacz, announced the indictment against two day-care operators. / The Indianapolis Star. Written by. THE INDIANAPOLIS STAR. Filed Under. News · Updates ...more »

Lil Wayne Deposition: Rapper Gives Attorney Pete Ross A Difficult Time (VIDEO)
Huffington PostSeptember 26, 2012

Lil Wayne had an IRS lien filed with Miami Dade County in late March 2011. The lien <a href="http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1661259/lil-wayne-tax-lien-irs.jhtml" target="_hplink">noted</a> that Lil Wayne had unpaid income taxes amounting to $3,351 ...more »

E-mail from Tierney's campaign manager
Boston.comSeptember 26, 2012

In response to your various emails, attached please find an opinion from former IRS legal counsel, D. Sean McMahon. As you will see, Mr. McMahon, an experienced former IRS lawyer actually responsible for bringing cases against taxpayers, very much ...more »

The IRS Has Gone Rogue
National Review OnlineSeptember 26, 2012

Oklahoma's attorney general has asked a federal court to block this rule. Members of Congress have introduced legislation in both the House and the Senate to quash it. At first glance, it might not seem that the IRS is up to anything nefarious. The ...more »

Lawyer Monthly Names The Employment Law Group® Law Firm Labor ...
Sacramento BeeSeptember 25, 2012

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The Employment Law Group® law firm was named the 2012 Labor & Employment Law Firm of the Year by Lawyer Monthly, a leading international legal publication. The firm received this year's award after ...more »

Judge Shoots Down Another Forbes 400 Member's Tax Shelter
ForbesSeptember 25, 2012

The government alleges they picked the myCFO/Chenery bid because they knew KPMG was already under IRS scrutiny and hoped to use “KPMG as a blind to avoid detection” of his DAD shelters should he be audited—a theory that Nicholas' lawyers dispute ...more »

Booster clubs funds face state scrutiny
Dayton Daily NewsSeptember 25, 2012

Until now, booster groups and PTOs in Ohio were exempted from state law that already required registration with the Attorney General's Office by other charitable trusts and non-profits operating in the state. It's become a serious enough issue that the ...more »

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