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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2011

Colorado Man Guilty of Federal Tax Crimes in East Texas

TYLER, Texas – A 61-year-old Fort Collins, CO man has pleaded guilty to federal tax violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Randall Craig, formerly of Bullard, Texas, pleaded guilty to failing to file a federal income tax return on May 19, 2011, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Judith Guthrie.

                According to information presented in court, Craig failed to file a federal income tax return for 2003 and pay the income tax due for that year by April 15, 2004.  Craig was indicted by a federal grand jury on Feb. 16, 2011 and charged with the tax violation.

Craig faces up to one year in federal prison.  A sentencing date has not been set.

This case is being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigative Division and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Carol K. Wheeler, Alan Jackson and Allen Hurst.

 

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