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Former Owner of Seaford Drug Rehab Center Pleads Guilty To False Statements on Tax Return

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. – David C. Weiss, U.S. Attorney for the District of Delaware, announced that a Milton man pled guilty in federal court yesterday to a one count Information charging him with of Making False Statements on a Tax Return. Chief U.S. District Judge Colm F. Connolly accepted the plea. 

According to court documents, Amir Mohamed, 58, of Milton, Delaware, the former owner of Addiction Medical Facility, LLC, a Seaford drug rehab center, failed to declare on his federal tax returns all the income he received in calendar year 2021.  As a result, Mohamed underpaid taxes in 2021.

Mohamed faces a maximum of 3 years in prison when sentenced on June 27, 2024. Judge Connolly will determine any sentence after taking into account the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

U.S. Attorney Weiss commented, “Amir Mohamed’s scheme to evade taxes for the purpose of lining his own pockets was a theft from the American public.  He stated that his taxable income was just over $12,000 when it was in fact over $1,000,000. Together with our law enforcement partners, we will continue to protect the interests of law-abiding taxpayers by pursuing those who shirk their lawful tax obligations.”

“Anyone contemplating cheating on their taxes should know that IRS-Criminal Investigation Special Agents work tirelessly, year-round, to investigate tax and financial crimes,” said IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent in Charge Yury Kruty.  “Our largest enforcement program is directed at the portion of American taxpayers who willfully and intentionally violate their known legal duty of filing and paying their taxes.”

IRS-Criminal Investigation investigated the case.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Eli H. Klein is prosecuting the case.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Delaware. Related court documents and information is located on the website of the District Court for the District of Delaware or on PACER by searching for Case No. 1:24-CR-00007.

Updated February 14, 2024