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Boylston Business Owner Sentenced to Prison

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

BOSTON – A Boylston man was sentenced today to prison for filing false and fraudulent corporate and individual tax returns.

Robert Fuller, 70, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Timothy S. Hillman to six months in prison, one year of supervised release and ordered to pay restitution of $451,535 to the Internal Revenue Service. In February 2020, Fuller pleaded guilty to a two counts of filing false corporate and personal tax returns.

In 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016, Fuller, who is the owner of Fuller Motor Home in Boylston, Mass, omitted more than $900,000 in income from his corporate tax returns by cashing checks written to the business and not reporting the cashed checks to his tax preparers. Fuller also failed to report any of this diverted income as income on his personal tax returns as he was required to do.

United States Attorney Andrew E. Lelling and Kristina O’Connell, Special Agent in Charge of the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigations in Boston made the announcement. Assistant U.S. Attorney John T. Mulcahy of Lelling’s Worcester Branch Office prosecuted the case.

Updated July 21, 2020