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Latrobe Man Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention for Failing to File Taxes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 4, 2013

PITTSBURGH - A resident of Latrobe, Pa., pleaded guilty and was sentenced in federal court to five years probation and six months home detention on his conviction of willful failure to file tax returns, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Joy Flowers Conti imposed the sentence on Jeffrey Irwin.

According to the information presented to the court, Irwin failed to file federal tax returns for tax years 2007, 2008 and 2009. The court was advised that Irwin, along with an individual named Thomas Uhrin, earned income from an entity called Health Education Associates, which was formed following the creation of a now defunct medical school on St. Kitt's Island.

Assistant United States Attorney Gregory C. Melucci prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

The Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Irwin.

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