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Convictions of Mail Fraud, False Claims and Conspiracy; Use of Offshore Accounts
Posted on 2 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

According to a DOJ Press Release, Curtis Morris and Richard Kellog Armstrong were convicted of "for mail fraud, filing false claims against the United States and conspiracy to file false claims against the United States." "Morris was found... Read More

Cincinnati Attorney Pleads to Tax Obstruction
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

Suzanne Land, a Cincinnati attorney, has pled to one count of tax obstruction, Section 7212(a), here , a three year felony. The DOJ Tax press release is here . I will obtain the guilty plea when available and post it. The press release describes her conduct... Read More

Another UBS Depositor Pleads Guilty
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

Yesterday, Humberto Gomez pled guilty, according to a DOJ Tax press release, here [the link is not yet available; I will post the link when I have it]. ... The tax loss seems low. The press release says: "For the years 2006 and 2007, the criminal... Read More

Second Circuit Reverses and Vacates Convictions for Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion
Posted on 1 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

In United States v. Litwok, ___ F.3d ___, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 8727 (2d Cir. 2012), here , the Second Circuit upset convictions for wire fraud and tax evasion, applying seeming settled principles. I address first the tax evasion convictions, although... Read More

Second Circuit Reverses and Vacates Convictions for Wire Fraud and Tax Evasion
Posted on 1 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

In United States v. Litwok, ___ F.3d ___, 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 8727 (2d Cir. 2012), here , the Second Circuit upset convictions for wire fraud and tax evasion, applying seeming settled principles. I address first the tax evasion convictions, although... Read More

Cincinnati Attorney Pleads to Tax Obstruction
Posted on 3 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

Suzanne Land, a Cincinnati attorney, has pled to one count of tax obstruction, Section 7212(a), here , a three year felony. The DOJ Tax press release is here . I will obtain the guilty plea when available and post it. The press release describes her conduct... Read More

Convictions of Mail Fraud, False Claims and Conspiracy; Use of Offshore Accounts
Posted on 2 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

According to a DOJ Press Release, Curtis Morris and Richard Kellog Armstrong were convicted of "for mail fraud, filing false claims against the United States and conspiracy to file false claims against the United States." "Morris was found... Read More

Another UBS Depositor Pleads Guilty
Posted on 4 May 2012 by Jack Townsend

Yesterday, Humberto Gomez pled guilty, according to a DOJ Tax press release, here [the link is not yet available; I will post the link when I have it]. ... The tax loss seems low. The press release says: "For the years 2006 and 2007, the criminal... Read More