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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Oklahoma

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Former Accountant Charged with Filing False Tax Return

TULSA , Oklahoma – United States Attorney Danny C. Williams Sr. and Special Agent in Charge R. Damon Rowe of the IRS-Criminal Investigation Dallas field office announced today that Nelson Wade Cagle, an Owasso accountant, has been charged in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma with filing a false 2013 income tax return that failed to report money he allegedly stole from his former employer.

A single-count Information charges Nelson Wade Cagle, 32, filed a false Federal Individual Income Tax Return that omitted $583,290 of income from his 2013 return in violation of the Internal Revenue Code, Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206(1).

Cagle faces a maximum sentence of three years imprisonment and a fine of $250,000.

The Information was the result of an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service -Criminal Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorney R. Trent Shores represents the United States.

The above named individual has been charged with a federal crime or crimes. An Information does not constitute evidence of guilt. An Information is a method of bringing charges against the defendant. A defendant is presumed innocent of the charges and may not be found guilty unless evidence establishes guilt beyond a reasonable doubt.



Updated April 14, 2016