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Kouts Woman Convicted of Tax Offenses

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

HAMMOND- Kathy Lynch, age 64, of Kouts, Indiana, was found guilty following a 3-day jury trial presided over by United States District Court Judge Philip P Simon, announced United States Attorney Clifford D. Johnson.  

The jury found Lynch guilty of nine (9) counts of willful failure to pay over to the IRS, federal payroll taxes withheld from Kouts Health Care, Inc employees, between June 2013 and September 2015, in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7202.

Lynch will be scheduled for sentencing by separate order of the Court.  Any specific sentence to be imposed will be determined by the District Court Judge after consideration of federal statutes and the United States Sentencing Guidelines.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation Division.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorneys Abizer Zanzi and Kevin Wolff.

Updated March 1, 2023

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