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Business Owner Sentenced for Failing to File Corporate Tax Return

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH, PA – The owner of a land and mineral acquisition company has been sentenced in federal court to five years' probation and restitution of $548,412.00 on his conviction of failing to file corporate tax returns for his company, Deep Rock Mineral Group, Inc., United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today.

United States District Judge Robert J. Colville imposed the sentence on Thomas E. Wingard, 39, of Bethel Park, PA.

According to information presented to the court, Wingard pled guilty to One Count of failing to file a corporate tax return for his company, Deep Rock Mineral Group, Inc., for the year 2017.

Assistant United States Attorney Shaun E. Sweeney prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

United States Attorney Chung commended the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Wingard.

Updated December 21, 2022