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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, October 17, 2013

Northampton County Attorney Charged With Tax Fraud

Nicholas R. Sabatine, III, 62 of Nazareth, PA was charged today by Information   with one count of filing a false tax return, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

Sabatine faces a maximum sentence of three years imprisonment, a one year term of supervised release, a $100,000 fine, together with cost of prosecution, and a $100 special assessment.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michael S. Lowe.

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            An Indictment or Information is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty

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