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

Monday, December 8, 2014

Johnstown Man Sentenced To 2 Years In Prison For Filing False Income Tax Return

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. - A resident of Johnstown, Pa., has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months incarceration and ordered to pay restitution to the Internal Revenue Service in the amount of $132,868.00, on his conviction of filing a false tax return, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Keith D. Nash.

According to information presented to the court, Nash filed an individual income tax return for the calendar year 2009, whereby he failed to report $161,267 in taxable income, resulting in an underpayment of $52,466 in income tax owed to the United States.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Nash.

Updated July 14, 2015