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Date: 
Thursday, April 23, 1998
Document Type: 
Informations
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK


UNITED STATES OF AMERICA    

                  v.

PETER ZANONE,

                  Defendant.


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Criminal No.: 98 CR 379

Filed: 4/23/98

Violation: 26 U.S.C. § 7206(1)

Judge Cote

INFORMATION

FRAUD AND FALSE STATEMENTS
(26 U.S.C. § 7206(1))

The United States of America, acting through its attorneys, charges:

That on or about each of the filing dates set forth below, in the District of New Jersey, Peter Zanone ("Zanone"), a resident of Cresskill, New Jersey and, at the time of filings, Manager of Promotional Printing and Displays for Warner-Lambert Co., did unlawfully, willfully, and knowingly make and subscribe to U.S. Individual Income Tax Returns, Forms 1040, for calendar years 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992 and 1993, each of which was verified by his written declaration that it was made under penalties of perjury, and each of which he did not believe to be true and correct as to every material matter, in that, he and his wife failed to report approximately $5000 in cash as income in 1989 and approximately $10,000 in cash as income in each of the subsequent calendar years from 1990 through 1993 (a total of approximately $45,000) that he received from the president and owner of a supplier of display materials based in Manhattan to which he had awarded a significant number of contracts, as summarized below:

YEAR FILING
DATE
TAXABLE INCOME
AS REPORTED
CORRECT
TAXABLE INCOME

1989 4/14/90 $79,600 $84,600

1990 4/11/91 $71,600 $81,322

1991 4/14/92 $70,986 $80,986

1992 4/14/93 $75,159 $85,159

1993 4/15/94 $83,119 $93,119

IN VIOLATION OF TITLE 26, UNITED STATES CODE, SECTION 7206(1).

Dated:

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JOEL I. KLEIN
Assistant Attorney General

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GARY R. SPRATLING
Deputy Assistant Attorney General

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JOHN T. ORR
Director of Criminal Enforcement

Antitrust Division
United States Department of Justice

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MARY JO WHITE
United States Attorney
Southern District of New York

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RALPH T. GIORDANO
Chief, New York Field Office

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REBECCA MEIKLEJOHN

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STEVEN TUGANDER

Attorneys, Antitrust Division
United States Department of Justice
26 Federal Plaza
Room 3630
New York, New York 10278
(212) 264-0654

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