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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Ohio

Friday, January 9, 2015

Willoughby Hills Man Sentenced to Prison for False Tax Returns

A Willoughby Hills man was sentenced to 18 months in prison for filing false tax returns, said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.

Alexander J. Cucu, 41, filed false tax returns in 2008, 2009 and 2010, underreporting his income by approximately $139,434. He pleaded guilty to three counts last year.

This case is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark S. Bennett following an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigations.

Updated March 18, 2015