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Woman Sentenced to Prison for Tax Violation

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina --- United States Attorney Beth Drake announced today that Judy Villanyi, 48, of Summerville, South Carolina, was sentenced to five months imprisonment for violating 18 U.S.C. § 7272, Obstructing and Impeding the Due Administration of the Tax Code.  The offense carried a maximum possible punishment of up to three years imprisonment.

Villanyi pled guilty to the offense in August of 2017.  She was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Richard Gergel. 

The conviction is the result of an investigation conducted by the Internal Revenue Service and Federal Bureau of Investigations. 



Lance Crick (864) 282-2105

Updated February 28, 2018