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GILLETTE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO WIRE FRAUD AND TAX VIOLATIONS

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

United States Attorney Bob Murray announced today that DAVID A. JACKSON, a/k/a GERALD DAVID JACKSON, a/k/a GERALD D. RODERICK-JACKSON, of Gillette, Wyoming pleaded guilty to charges of wire fraud, willful failure to collect or pay over tax, and filing a false tax return. Jackson appeared for a change of plea hearing before United States District Court Judge Nancy D. Freudenthal on February 23, 2022. Sentencing has been set for May 16, 2022.

Wire fraud carries a maximum penalty of up to 20 years in prison, up to three years of supervised release and a fine of up to $250,000. Willful failure to collect or pay over tax carries a maximum penalty of up to five years in prison, up to three years of supervised release, and a fine of up to $10,000. False statement on a tax return carries a maximum penalty of up to three years in prison, up to one year of supervised release, and a fine of up to $100,000. A federal district court judge will determine the sentence after considering the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation and the Gillette Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Margaret M. Vierbuchen is prosecuting the case. 

Case No. 21-cr-00087-NDF

Contact

Contact: Lori Hogan (Contractor)
United States Attorney Spokesman
Office: 307-772-2124
Email: usawy.pio@usdoj.gov
Twitter: @usaowy

Updated March 8, 2022

Press Release Number: 22-017