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Disbarred lawyer sentenced for recording fraudulent docs for his Vineyard homeDisbarred lawyer to spend 2 years behind bars for tax, bank fraudLawyers' case runner ordered to stay in jailCPA Attorney Gets Prison Sentence for Faking IRS InvestigationsN.J. lawyer sentenced for convincing people IRS was after themTen Facts About Fighting IRS Tax BillsSouth Florida doctor faces prison time for hiding $18M from IRSTax Break Used by Investors in Flipping Art Faces ScrutinyIRS Investigation Tax PreparerHillary Clinton struggles to contain media barrage on foreign cashTax Scam Hits UT Law Professors, StaffYou Cant — and Shouldnt — Abolish the...TurboTax maker sued for 'aiding' tax-return fraud through weak securityHello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer serviceWhat To Do When IRS Agents Call On You

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Arkansan forms Bush-allied nonprofit
Arkansas OnlineApril 1, 2015

But with the new Right to Rise group, individuals and corporations can give as much as they want while also remaining anonymous. Election law experts predict that the creation of the Bush-allied nonprofit will prompt other 2016 contenders to adopt the ...more »

WonderCon 2015: 'American Odyssey' Pilot Review
Pop InsomniacsApril 5, 2015

The third part of the puzzle is Peter Decker (Twilight's Peter Facinelli), a lawyer working for a corrupt company under fire from the IRS. When the IRS drops the case under suspicious circumstances, Decker dives in, finding more cover-ups involving U.S ...more »

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Disbarred lawyer sentenced for recording fraudulent docs for his Vineyard home
Cape Cod TodayApril 30, 2015

A disbarred Boston criminal defense attorney was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday for tax and bank violations. According to a release from US Attorney Carmen Ortiz's Office, 66-year-old John C. ... McBride told the bank there were no liens against ...more »

Disbarred lawyer to spend 2 years behind bars for tax, bank fraud
Boston Business JournalApril 29, 2015

Former Boston-area criminal defense attorney John C. McBride has been sentenced to two years in prison in connection with recording fraudulent tax-lien releases on multimillion-dollar homes in Marblehead and Martha's Vineyard. The 66-year-old was also ...more »

Lawyers' case runner ordered to stay in jail
mySanAntonio.comApril 29, 2015

Gongora is charged with tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud stemming from what investigators believe was a series of thefts — adding up to more than $1 million — from proceeds collected as lawsuit settlements or earmarked for doctors and therapists who ...more »

CPA Attorney Gets Prison Sentence for Faking IRS Investigations
Accounting TodayApril 28, 2015

Frey told the victims if they paid up to $20,000 each, he would call SA-1 and have the investigation converted from a criminal tax investigation to an IRS “desk audit,” a civil matter. Frey and CC-1 falsely stated that if the victims did not retain his ...more »

N.J. lawyer sentenced for convincing people IRS was after them
NJ.comApril 27, 2015

TRENTON — An Edison lawyer was sentenced to more than two years in prison Monday for convincing victims he could limit the damage from an IRS criminal probe if they anted up $20,000 apiece, federal prosecutors say. Thomas Frey, 55, pleaded guilty in ...more »

Ten Facts About Fighting IRS Tax Bills
ForbesApril 27, 2015

By definition these are cases in which the auditor has recommended additional tax and the taxpayer disagrees. This process of working out compromises works surprisingly well. You can employ a tax lawyer or an accountant. Alternatively, you can do it ...more »

South Florida doctor faces prison time for hiding $18M from IRS
Sun SentinelApril 26, 2015

His lawyer Roy Black said the doctor's remorse is evident and Tripuraneni has already paid every dime of the $11,804,120.79 he owed the IRS in back taxes, interest and penalties. Federal prosecutor Christopher Clark said the doctor only paid up after ...more »

Tax Break Used by Investors in Flipping Art Faces Scrutiny
New York TimesApril 26, 2015

But in 2013, the names of the parties in an attempted exchange became public when a dispute ended up in court. Jane B. Holzer, a collector who was once a protégée of Warhol, had agreed to sell two works, including ... An I.R.S. spokesman, Anthony Burke ...more »

IRS Investigation Tax Preparer
KRGVApril 25, 2015

Nolaso said if FING customers feel they are not being helped, they should get a lawyer and battle the dispute in court. The IRS has set up a special phone number to handle FING's investigation. If you are having problems, call 1-877-777-4778. You can ...more »

Hillary Clinton struggles to contain media barrage on foreign cash
PoliticoApril 23, 2015

The errors are on forms called 990, which the IRS requires charity organizations to file every year to keep their tax-exempt status. Starting in 2010, and continuing for three years, the Clinton Foundation's report said that it ... News emerged late ...more »

Tax Scam Hits UT Law Professors, Staff
Texas LawyerApril 23, 2015

Tax day might be unpleasant, but it was extra bad for some professors and staff at the University of Texas School of Law. About 11 law professors and three or four staff members learned that someone had used their identities to file fraudulent returns ...more »

You Cant — and Shouldnt — Abolish the...
National Review OnlineApril 23, 2015

“If you pin down, if you put a lie detector on people who have been critics of the IRS, like [Republican senator] Chuck Grassley, they would admit the IRS is one of the better-performing federal agencies,” says James Wetzler, a left-of-center tax ...more »

TurboTax maker sued for 'aiding' tax-return fraud through weak security
Washington PostApril 23, 2015

Richard McCune, a lawyer representing the taxpayers, said his firm would seek class-action status down the line to represent other tax victims — both TurboTax customers who had their personal information stolen from TurboTax and non-customers who had ...more »

Hello? 8M phone calls unanswered as IRS cut taxpayer service
Lynchburg News and AdvanceApril 22, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS' overloaded phone system hung up on more than 8 million taxpayers this filing season as the agency cut millions of dollars from taxpayer services. For those who weren't disconnected, only 40 percent actually got through to a ...more »

What To Do When IRS Agents Call On You
ForbesApril 22, 2015

Whatever your tax posture, one thing you don't want to experience is a run-in with the Criminal Investigation Division of the IRS. There is a noticeable uptick in criminal indictments and in convictions of tax crimes just before tax time, so you may ...more »

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