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

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Woman Charged with Filing False Income Tax Returns

PITTSBURGH - A resident of western Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of filing false income tax returns, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.

The two-count indictment named Tina Gordon as the sole defendant.

According to the indictment, for the calendar years 2010 and 2011, Gordon failed to report “other income” of more than $195,000.

At each of the two counts, defendant faces a maximum penalty of three years imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, and one year of supervised release. 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.

The Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation conducted the investigation leading to the indictment in this case.

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

Updated April 12, 2017