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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Yukon Physician Pleads Guilty To Failure To File Tax Return

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – DWAYNE L. ROUSH, from Yukon, Oklahoma, a physician practicing in Purcell, Oklahoma, pled guilty to failing to file a federal tax return for 2011, announced Sanford C. Coats, United States Attorney for the Western District of Oklahoma.

Roush was charged by information on May 22, 2014, with failing to file a federal tax return for 2011. As part of his guilty plea, Roush agreed to pay restitution to the Internal Revenue Service for six tax years, including 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, and 2012. In addition, Roush agreed at the plea hearing that the total tax loss to the IRS is between $200,000 and $400,000.

At sentencing, Roush faces up to one year in prison followed by one year of supervised release. He also faces a fine of up to $250,000 and an order to pay mandatory restitution. A sentencing date will be set by the court in approximately 90 days.

This case is the result of an investigation by IRS Criminal Investigation and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Julia E. Barry.