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NDTX Round Up: February 19-26

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


On February 22, Ilderaldo Deandre Lima-Mosley, 32, was sentenced to 2 years in federal prison for felon in possession of a firearm. In May 2020, Lima-Mosley, a previously convicted felon, met an individual at a Dallas area tobacco shop to sell a .380 pistol and several magazines containing ammunition for $740. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Assistant U.S. Attorney Phelesa Guy prosecuted this case.


On February 25, Salvador Gallego, 29, plead guilty to possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance.  In June, Gallegos sold one kilogram of methamphetamine to another person for $7,000.  Five days later, law enforcement executed a search warrant at a location used by Gallegos to process methamphetamine.  Agents seized multiple kilograms of methamphetamine, $279,491 in drug proceeds, a firearm, and a drug ledger.  Gallego faces up to 40 years in federal prison for his crimes.  This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant U.S. Attorney John Kull is prosecuting the case.


On February 26, Alma Jean Gilbert, 52, was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $11,991,265 restitution for aiding and assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return.  Gilbert owned a tax preparation business, where she hired employees to prepare taxes and obtained Electronic Filer Identification Numbers from the Internal Revenue Service. Between 2012 and 2017, Gilbert knowingly prepared and caused to be filed hundreds of fraudulent tax returns for clients. The fraudulent tax returns contained materially false credits and deductions for the purpose of increasing the refunds to the clients. Some of the false items include education credits, fuel tax credits, and business losses.  This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigations.  Assistant U.S. Attorney David Jarvis prosecuted the case.


Todd Martin
Public Affairs

Updated February 26, 2021