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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 8, 2018

Florida man sentenced for tax fraud

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA –Herbert V. Tremble, II, 49, of Florida, was sentenced today to six months incarceration, to be followed by six months of home detention, for tax and bank fraud, United States Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Tremble pled guilty to one count of “Corrupt Endeavor to Obstruct and Impede the Due Administration of Internal Revenue Laws” on September 6, 2017. Tremble did not file partnership tax returns and corporate tax returns for his multiple businesses in Morgantown, West Virginia between 2008 and 2012. He also failed to file or pay personal income taxes from 2004 through 2012. 

Tremble was also ordered to pay $58,504.38 in restitution.
 
Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew R. Cogar prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 
 
Senior U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley presided.
 

Topic(s): 
Tax
Updated January 8, 2018