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Physician Charged with Willfully Failing to File Income Tax Returns

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

PITTSBURGH – A medical doctor has been charged by Information in federal court in Pittsburgh with three counts of Willfully Failing to File Income Tax Returns, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

According to the Information filed yesterday, Rodney J. Williams of Washington County failed to file tax returns from 2009 to 2011. During those three years he had gross income of $790,385.

The law provides for a maximum total sentence of not more than three years in prison, a fine of $300,000, or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Nelson P. Cohen is prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.

The Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigations conducted the investigation leading to the filing of an Information in this case.

An Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated April 11, 2017