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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Additional Tax Charges Filed Against Philadelphia Man

PHILADELPHIA - William Bucci, 57, of Philadelphia, PA, was charged today by Superseding Indictment with four counts of making and subscribing false federal income tax returns, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.  The indictment alleges that Bucci underreported his income for the tax years 2007 through 2010.

If convicted the defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 12 years in prison, a fine of up to $1 million, and up to three years of supervised release.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.  It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney David J. Ignall.

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An Indictment, Information or Criminal Complaint is an accusation.  A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
PATTY HARTMAN, Media Contact, 215-861-8525

Updated December 15, 2014