November 7, 2013
KC Man Pleads Guilty to Leading a Nearly $100 Million, Nationwide Tax Fraud Conspiracy; Faces 13 Years in Federal Prison
November 5, 2012
September 6, 2012
KC Business Owner Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Refund Claims;
Nationwide Scheme Attempted to Gain Nearly $100 Million in Fraudulent Refund
August 7, 2012
July 23, 2012
June 27, 2012
California Man Pleads Guilty to Nearly $100 Million Tax Fraud Conspiracy;
Largest False Claism Case Ever Prosecuted in MO
April 10, 2012
Georgia Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud;
Nearly $100 Million Scheme is Largest False Claims Case Ever Prosecuted in MO
Five Local Defendants Among 16 Indicted Nationwide
for Nearly $100 Million Tax Fraud Conspiracy; Largest False Claims Case Ever Prosecuted in MO
KANSAS CITY - Sixteen defendants have been indicted, in two separate cases, for their roles in tax fraud conspiracies that attempted to receive nearly $100 million in fraudulent refunds from the IRS. Five Kansas City, Mo., area defendants are among co-conspirators from eight states who were involved in filing fraudulent tax returns in the largest federal false claims case that has ever been prosecuted in Missouri.
Gerald A. Poynter, also known as “Brother Jerry Love,” 46, of Kansas City, Mo., Shirley J. Oyer, 70, of Overland Park, Kan., Kristi L. Jones, 38, of Riverside, Mo., Earl Lee Davis, 52, of Monroe, La., Nkosi Gray, 38, of New Fairfield, Conn., Billy Ray Hall, 72, of Newton, Ala., Kimberly Johnson, 41, of Chickamauga, Ga., Darryl E. Larkins, 49, of Chicago, Ill., Robert E. Morris, 65, of Rocklin, Calif., Mark J. Murray, 49, of Newton, Ala., Jeffrey A. Olson, 40, and his wife, Karen A. Olson, 40, both of Wood Dale, Ill., John V. Perdido, 55, of Temecula, Calif., and Jennifer S. Wilson, 34, of Cumming, Ga., were charged in a 72-count federal indictment.
In a separate case, Joshua Michael Simonson, 33, and his wife, Kristen Loree Simonson, 34, both of Oak Grove, Mo., were charged in an 11-count federal indictment.
Oregon Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy
KANSAS CITY - Marian Fine-Kennedy, 33, of Eugene, Ore., pleaded guilty to her role in a conspiracy to defraud the government with respect to a false tax refund.
California Woman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Conspiracy
KANSAS CITY - Maria Haro Campos, 40, of Vista, Calif., pleaded guilty to her role in a conspiracy to defraud the government with respect to a false tax refund.
USA v. Poynter (Civil Case)
The Court granted the government's motion and permanently enjoined Gerald Poynter from acting as a federal tax return preparer and from preparing or filing federal tax returns or other tax forms for others, and from advising anyone concerning federal tax matters.
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