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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS

STEPHEN R. WIGGINTON
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY

Nine Executive Drive, Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208 402 West Main Street, Benton, Illinois 62812

For Immediate Release Public Information Officer December 15, 2010 FAUSA Randy G. Massey (618) 628-3700

EAST ST LOUIS RESIDENT PLEADS GUILTY TO FILING A FALSE TAX RETURN

Stephen R. Wigginton, United States Attorneyfor the Southern District of Illinois, announced today that on December 15, 2010, ANTWAYNE MOORE, age 30 of East St. Louis, Illinois entered a plea of guilty to an Indictment charging him with Filing a False Tax. Sentencing is currently scheduled for March 18, 2011.

The offense carries a maximum possible punishment of up to three (3) years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, restitution and up to one (1) year supervised release. As part of the plea ANTWAYNE MOORE admitted to supplying false wage information on a 2008 federal income tax return and to using a false W-2 to fraudulently obtain a tax refund.

The prosecution is the result of an investigation conducted by the Internal Revenue Service/Criminal Investigations. The prosecution of the case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Norman R. Smith.

If you suspect or know of an individual or company that is not complying with the tax laws, you may report this activity by contacting the local Internal Revenue Service/Criminal Investigation Office at (618) 622-2160 or by mailing information to: Internal Revenue Service, Fresno, CA 93888

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