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Chelsea Man Convicted on Federal Tax Fraud Charges

October 2, 2013

Contact: Donald E. Clark
Assistant U.S. Attorney
Tel: (207) 780-3257

Bangor, Maine: United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that a
federal jury sitting in Bangor found Marshall Swan, age 56, of Chelsea, guilty of federal tax
fraud charges.

According to the indictment and trial evidence, Marshall Swan and his wife, former
Chelsea selectman, Carole Swan, filed false federal income for tax years 2006 through 2010 in
which they under-reported about $650,000 in gross receipts and sales for their business, Marshall
Swan Construction, thereby evading about $145,000 in income and self-employment taxes.

Marshall Swan faces up to three years in prison and $250,000 on each of the tax
charges. He will be sentenced after completion of a pre-sentence investigation report by the U.S.
Probation Office.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigations
Division; the Federal Bureau of Investigation; Department of Homeland Security, Office of
Inspector General ("OIG"); U.S. Department of Labor, OIG, Office of Labor Racketeering and
Fraud Investigations; U.S. Postal Service, OIG; and the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office.



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