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Tax Division Press Releases

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2004


Six Defendants Convicted in $120 Million International Tax Shelter Case (December 27, 2004)

Four Oklahomans Permanently Barred from Operating “Employee Leasing” Companies (December 27, 2004)

Creative-Problem-Solving Author Indicted for Tax Evasion (December 16, 2004)

United States Seeks to Shut Down California Fraudulent Tax Return Preparation Business (December 16, 2004)

Federal Court Blocks Internet Tax Scam (December 14, 2004)

Federal Court Shuts Down Multi-State “Warehouse Banking” Tax Evasion Scheme (December 9, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Stop St. Louis Man’s Tax Return Preparation Service (December 8, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Halt Alleged Fraudulent Tax Return Operation in Mississippi (December 6, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Halt Alleged Fraudulent Tax Return Operation in Louisiana (December 6, 2004)

Department of Justice Sues to Halt Alleged Fraudulent Tax Return Business Based in Florida (December 6, 2004)

Court Enjoins Oregon Woman from Selling Tax Scam (December 3, 2004)

Court Bars South Florida Man from Selling Bogus Trusts and Preparing Federal Tax Returns for Others (December 2, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Halt Louisiana Tax Scam (December 1, 2004)

Justice Department Sues Arizona Couple to Bar Alleged Tax Scheme (November 18, 2004)

Justice Department Sues Illinois Man to Halt Alleged Tax Scam (November 17, 2004)

Federal Court Halts Tax Scheme (November 15, 2004)

Court Enjoins Eight Persons Tied to Defunct Telemarketing Firm (November 9, 2004)

Court Bars Ohio Men’s Fraudulent Tax Schemes (November 9, 2004)

Court Halts Preparation of Frivolous Tax Returns in East Cleveland (November 4, 2004)

Court Freezes $500 Million that Justice Department Alleges was Paid to Firms Running Fraudulent Insurance and Charity Schemes (November 4, 2004)

Second New York Clothing Manufacturer Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud (October 29, 2004)

Justice Department Seeks Injunction Against Ohio Man Who Allegedly Sells IRS “Document Decoder” Scam (October 27, 2004)

“Renaissance, The Tax People” Promoters Indicted for $84 Million Tax Fraud (October 26, 2004)

Statement of Assistant Attorney General Eileen J. O’Connor on Black & Decker Corporation v. United States of America (October 21, 2004)

Court Stops Abusive Tax Promotion (October 21, 2004)

Court Stops Fraudulent Tax-Return Preparer (October 19, 2004)

Court Halts Colorado Couple’s Tax Scheme (October 18, 2004)

California Tax-Scam Promoter Arrested for Contempt of Court (October 18, 2004)

Jury Convicts South Carolina Man of FederaL Tax Crimes (October 15, 2004)

Atlanta Businessman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Charges (October 7, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Alleged Tax Scams (October 5, 2004)

Justice Department Announces “Operation Roaming Charge” Targeting International and Domestic Telemarketing Fraud (October 5, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Halt Alleged Tax Scam (October 1, 2004)

Federal Court Stops Ohio Tax Promotions (September 29, 2004)

Seattle Man Ordered to Stop Preparing Tax Returns (September 24, 2004)

New York Clothing Manufacturer Sentenced to Prison for Tax Fraud (September 23, 2004)

Court Orders Halt to Texas Man's Tax Promotions (September 21, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Halt Alleged Internet Tax Scam (September 9, 2004)

Federal Court Bars Tennessee Man from Promoting Home-Business Tax Scam (September 2, 2004)

Statement of Eileen J. O'Connor, Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice Tax Division, on the District Court's Ruling in Favor of the United States in Long-Term Capital Holdings, Inc. v. United States (August 27, 2004)

Court Bars Louisiana Tax Return Preparers from Inflating Deductions for Customers (August 24, 2004)

San Diego Tax Preparer Guilty of Conspiracy to Defraud US (August 24, 2004)

Court Orders Louisiana Tax-Return Preparer be Barred From Inflating Deductions for Customers (August 20, 2004)

Ohio Return Preparer Guilty of Tax Fraud, Money Laundering and Mail and Wire Fraud (August 17, 2004)

Federal Judge Freezes Eight Bank Accounts in Three States in Shutdown of Tax Evasion Scheme (August 13, 2004)

Federal Court Bars Nationwide Tax Scam, Orders Imprisonment of Two Promoters (August 13, 2004)

Court Orders Colorado Employer to Pay Employment Taxes (August 12, 2004)

Two Former Detroit Executives Guilty of Tax, Conspiracy, and Money Laundering Charges (August 12, 2004)

Ninth Circuit Affirms Order Enjoining Irwin Schiff and Two Associates (August 9, 2004)

Permanent Injunction Against David Carroll Stephenson (July 30, 2004)

Two Jefferson Parish Attorneys Indicted for Tax Fraud (July 29, 2004)

Justice Department Files Suit to Collect Employment Taxes that Employer Refused to Withhold (July 28, 2004)

Justice Department Sues Two Floridians, One Texan, in Effort to Halt Alleged Tax Scams (July 28, 2004)

Court Orders Salem Employer to Pay Employment Taxes (July 27, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Halt Preparation of Fraudulent Tax Returns by East Cleveland Tax-Return Preparer (July 27, 2004)

Justice Department Acts to Bar Alleged Fraudulent Tax Schemes (July 26, 2004)

Tax Cheat Sentenced to more than 12 Years in Prison (July 20, 2004)

Accountant Convicted for Preparing Fraudulent Tax Returns (July 16, 2004)

Co-Founder of “Global Prosperity“ Guilty of Tax Fraud (July 15, 2004)

Nevada Author Pleads Guilty to Promoting Tax Fraud Scheme (July 14, 2004)

Federal Court Halts Preparation of Fraudulent Tax Returns (July 6, 2004)

Federal Court Permanently Bars Las Vegas Tax-Return Preparer from Providing Tax Services (June 29, 2004)

Defendant to Serve 70 Months in Prison for Tax Fraud (June 23, 2004)

Federal Court Permanently Bars Missouri Man from Preparing Federal Tax Returns (June 21, 2004)

Court Rules Irwin Schiff Owes U.S. Treasury Over Two Million Dollars (June 17, 2004)

Federal Bankruptcy Court Permanently Bars Telemarketing Firm “National Audit Defense Network” from Selling Tax Scams and Preparing Tax Returns (June 10, 2004)

Promoter of Sham Trusts Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud Charges in Arizona (June 7, 2004)

Justice Department Sues To Stop Alleged Fraudulent Tax Return Preparation (May 27, 2004)

Nebraska Tax Cheat Sentenced to Prison (May 21, 2004)

Federal Court In Washington State Halts Tax-Scam Promotion (May 21, 2004)

Founders of “Global Prosperity” Indicted for Tax Fraud (May 12, 2004)

Court Bars Oryan Management And Four Individuals From Selling Abusive Tax Schemes (May 7, 2004)

Statement Of Tax Division Assistant Attorney General Eileen J. O'Connor Regarding The Internal Revenue Service's Settlement Offer For Users Of The "Son Of Boss" Tax Shelter (May 5, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Alleged Multi-State Internet Tax Scam (May 4, 2004)

Court Orders Honolulu Employers To Comply With Federal Tax Withholding And Payment Requirements (April 28, 2004)

Federal Court Permanently Bars Florida Woman from Preparing Tax Returns, Promoting Abusive Home-Based Business Scheme (April 28, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Block Alleged Tax Scam in Texas (April 28, 2004)

Kettering Businessman Convicted on Tax Charges (April 23, 2004)

Justice Department Acts to Shut Down Seattle Tax “Clinic” (April 22, 2004)

Federal Court in Texas Bars Dallas-Area Man from Selling Home-Business Tax Scheme (April 20, 2004)

Tax Protester Imprisoned For Refusal To Obey Court Order Requiring Filing Of Delinquent Tax Returns (April 15, 2004)

Federal Court Permanently Bars Los Angeles Man from Selling Abusive Tax Schemes, Preparing Tax Returns (April 15, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Alleged Fraudulent Employment-Tax Scam (April 15, 2004)

Third Promoter of Offshore Tax Fraud Scheme Pleads Guilty in Oregon (April  14, 2004)

Justice Department Seeks to Bar Alleged Tax Scams Sold by “National Audit Defense Network” Telemarketing Firm (April  14, 2004)

Two Businessmen Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud in Offshore Credit Card Scheme (April 13, 2004)

Two Promoters of Offshore Tax Fraud Scheme Plead Guilty in Oregon (April  13, 2004)

Justice Department Sues To Shut Down Missouri Tax Return Operation
(April  12, 2004)

Justice Department Continues Assault On Nationwide Tax Scams Involving Bogus Church Status (April  8, 2004)

Judge Bars Oklahoma City Residents From Operating Employee-Leasing Companies Allegedly Used To Evade Employment Taxes (April  7, 2004)

Texas Federal Court Orders Jail For Multistate Tax-Scam Promoters (April  7, 2004)

Promoters of Sham Trusts Plead Guilty to Tax Fraud Charges (April  6, 2004)

Justice Department Notes Increase in Tax Enforcement (April  6, 2004)

Former Hawaii Legislator Pleads Guilty to Participation in Offshore Tax Evasion Scheme
(March  31, 2004)

Hawaii Certified Public Accountant and Dentist Sentenced to Prison for Tax Evasion
(March  30, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Stop Nationwide Tax Shelter Involving False Church Status (March  29, 2004)

Two Officers of Benton Manufacturing Convicted for Tax Fraud in Chattanooga, Tennessee (March  26, 2004)

Irwin Schiff and Two Associates Indicted for Tax Fraud (March  24, 2004)

Enjoined Tax-Scam Promoter Sent to Jail (March  23, 2004)

Sellers of Bogus Trust Program Plead Guilty to Tax Charges (March  18, 2004)

Federal Court Permanently Bars Michigan Man from Selling Bogus Trusts and Preparing Tax Returns (March  16, 2004)

Alleged Tax-Scam Promoter Sent to Jail (March  16, 2004)

Federal Court Halts Tax Scam Involving Sham Trusts (March  11, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Shut Down Alleged “Warehouse Banking” Scam
(March  9, 2004)

Federal Court Bars Tennessee Man From Guaranteeing Tax Refunds and Misrepresenting His Credentials   (March  2, 2004)

Manager of Popular Nebraska Bar and Grill Pleads Guilty to Tax Charge  (February 27, 2004)

Georgia Federal Court Bars Multi-State “Reparations” Tax Scam  (February 27, 2004)

Justice Department Files Suit to Halt Florida Man's Promotion of So-Called Asset Protection Schemes  (February 25, 2004)

Justice Department Acts to Shut Down Tax Scam Promotion  (February 17, 2004)

Sellers of Bogus Tax Advice Program Plead Guilty to Tax Charges  (February 12, 2004)

Federal Court in Oregon Blocks Tax Scam Promotion  (February 11, 2004)

Former New York HBO Executive Pleads Guilty to Bid-Rigging, Conspiracy, and Tax Charges  (February 3, 2004)

Federal Court in Texas Enjoins Promoter of Multistate Tax Scam  (February 2, 2004)

Federal Court in Pennsylvania Enjoins Tax Scam Promoter  (January 30, 2004)

Federal Court Orders Halt of Partnership Tax Scam  (January 28, 2004)

Federal Court Bars Multistate Tax Scam Targeting African-American Business Owners  (January 26, 2004)

Justice Department Sues to Bar Oklahoma "Employee-Leasing" Businesses  (January 16, 2004)

 



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