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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Former Carlisle Attorney Sentenced On Tax Evasion Charge

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Karl E. Rominger, age 43, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania, was sentenced yesterday by the United States District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo in Harrisburg to twenty months' incarceration in connection with evading taxes and failing to file tax returns.

According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, on July 7, 2016, Rominger, a former attorney practicing in Carlisle, pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and one count of failure to file a tax return.

Judge Rambo ordered Rominger to pay restitution in the amount of $317,803.  Judge Rambo further ordered that Rominger begin to serve his federal sentence after completing his undischarged state prison term for misappropriating client funds.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joseph J. Terz.        

 

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Topic(s): 
Tax
Updated October 26, 2016