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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 3, 2016

Green Bay Tax Preparer Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

United States Attorney Gregory J. Haanstad of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced that Moises Alcazar (age: 34) of Green Bay has plead guilty to assisting and advising in the preparation and filing of a false income tax returns in violation of 26 United States Code Section 7206(2). Alcazar faces a maximum term of imprisonment of three years, a maximum term of supervised release of one year, a maximum fine of $100,000, and restitution to be ordered by the court.

Alcazar ran Alcazar Tax Services from 2006 to 2012 and acknowledged as part of a plea agreement that he had perpetrated a pair of related tax fraud schemes that caused a total loss to the government of over $766,000. In the first scheme, Alcazar would assist clients in artificially and illegally inflating their tax refunds. In the second scheme, Alcazar used documents supplied by foreign co-conspirators to file fabricated tax returns.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Richard Frohling and Benjamin Taibleson.

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Updated October 3, 2016