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Catoosa Resident Indicted On 42 Counts Of Preparation Of False Income Tax Returns

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

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced today that Pamela Kathryn Conley, age 60, of Catoosa, Oklahoma, was indicted by the federal grand jury on 42 counts of Aiding and Assisting in the Preparation of False Income Tax Returns.

The Federal Indictment alleges that Conley prepared 42 federal income tax returns for 16 individuals that contained false and fraudulent deductions for medical expenses, charitable contributions, casualty theft losses, real property and property taxes, mortgage-interest payments, and job-related expenses.

The charges resulted from an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigations.

The named individual has been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an Indictment by the Grand Jury.  A grand jury Indictment does not constitute evidence of guilt.  A grand jury Indictment is a method of bringing formal charges against the defendant.  A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.  United States Sentencing Guidelines may be considered, upon conviction, by the sentencing court in determining appropriate punishment.  Federal prison sentences are non-paroleable.

Special Assistant United States Attorney Michael Pahl, who is on detail to the Eastern District of Oklahoma from the Department of Justice’s Tax Division, represents the United States.

Updated October 20, 2022

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