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Greenfield Doctor Indicted on Tax Charges
OCTOBER 18, 2012

Boston - A Greenfield man was charged today with tax evasion and related crimes.

Richard C. McGinn, 66, was charged in a indictment with tax evasion, five counts of failure to pay over and account for employment taxes, and four counts of failure to file a tax return.

The indictment alleges that between 2007 and 2009, McGinn, a doctor operating a medical practice named Franklin Health Care Associates, PC, evaded payment of taxes that he owed for numerous years between 1987 and 2003; that during 2008 and 2009, McGinn failed to pay over and account for employment taxes that he withheld from his employees; and that he failed to file tax returns for his medical practice from 2006 to 2009.

If convicted, McGinn faces up to 34 years in prison, to be followed by 22 years of supervised release and a $250,000 fine.

United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and William Offord, Special Agent in Charge of the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigations in Boston made the announcement today. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alex J. Grant of Ortiz’s Springfield Branch Unit.

The details contained in the indictment are allegations. The defendant is presumed to be innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.




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