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OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF WEST VIRGINIA

William J. Ihlenfeld, II
UNITED STATES ATTORNEY


1125 Chapline Street, Federal Building, Suite 3000 ● Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-0100 ● Contact: Fawn E. Thomas, Public Affairs Specialist

 

August 18, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Fairmont Resident Sentenced on
Charge of Failure to Pay Employment Taxes to the IRS

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA - A 42 year old Fairmont, West Virginia, resident was sentenced on August 16, 2010, in United States District Court in Clarksburg by Judge Irene M. Keeley.

United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II announced that JAMES LAMB was sentenced to 3 months imprisonment to be followed by 3 years of supervised release, with the first 3 months of supervised release to be served on home confinement. LAMB was also ordered to make restitution to the IRS in the amount of $40,527.90. LAMB entered a plea of guilty to one count of failure to pay over employment taxes to the Internal Revenue Service for the quarter ending December 27, 2007. LAMB, who is free on bond, will self-report to the designated Federal institution on September 30, 2010.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Sherry L. Muncy. The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation.