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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Kentucky

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 11, 2016

Former President Of Louisville Debt Relief Business Charged With Tax Crimes

Kimberley L. Gordon charged with failing to pay $173,264 in taxes

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The former president of a Louisville debt relief business was recently charged with willful failure to account for and pay employment taxes collected over a two year period, announced United States Attorney John E. Kuhn, Jr.

The indictment alleges that Kimberley L. Gordon, 53, of Louisville, while president of Debt Restructuring of America deducted and collected $173,264 in federal income and Federal Insurance Contributions Act (FICA) taxes from the wages of employees from January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2011, but did not pay over that money to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

The charges against Gordon carry a maximum penalty of 40 years in prison and $80,000 in fines. Gordon was indicted by federal grand jury on April 5, 2016, and is scheduled for arraignment before Magistrate Judge Dave Whalin on April 28, 2016, in Louisville.

This tax case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Jason Snyder, and is being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation Division.

The charge of a person by Federal Indictment is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

 

Topic(s): 
Tax
Updated April 11, 2016