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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Vice President of Berkeley County business pleads guilty to failure to pay taxes

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Reba Marcelle Myers, of Winchester, Virginia pled guilty to failing to pay $10,864.60 in taxes for a business where she was employed as Vice President, Acting United States Attorney Betsy Steinfeld Jividen, announced.

She pled guilty to one count of “Willful Failure to Collect/Pay Over Tax.” She faces up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed will be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael D. Stein prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Internal Revenue Service investigated.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

Topic(s): 
Tax
Updated January 11, 2017