Defendants were convicted of supporting tax criminals pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 371 and 372.
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Taxpayer pleaderd guilty to aiding and abetting the preparation of false tax returns. He was sentenced to 15 months. Taxpayer appealed.
Taxpayer was convicted following trial. He appealed alleging that there was insufficient evidence to support his convictions.
Taxpayer was found guilty after trial of 17 counts of wire fraud and 7 counts of filing false claims. After being sentenced the taxpayer appealed arguing that the court had not given enough consideration to her advanced age. The sentence and convictions were upheld.
The government went to trial to obtain a ban against the taxpayer preparing any tax returns in the future. The taxpayer prevailed.
Taxpayer was convicted of mail fraud and wire fraud as well as tax fraud. Taxpayer appealed on the basis that his motion for severance of counts had been denied.
Government argued that the use of funds was intrinsic to the crimes charged and should be admitted into evidence. The court granted defendant's motion in limine to prevent the government from introducing evidence that a portion of the funds was spent on defendant's mistress.
Taxpayer entered a plea agreement and pleaded guilty to conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering and tax fraud. After being sentenced to 10 years, taxpayer appealed stating that there was no factual basis to support the guilty plea for conspiracy, wire fraud, and money laundering. The court found that the taxpayer benefited from the appeal and upheld the guilty pleas.
Taxpayer was convicted of tax evasion and filing a false tax return. The taxpayer appealed claiming that the indictment was duplicitous because it alleged the two types of tax violations. The taxpayer also argued that his lawyer provided effective assistance.
Taxpayers were investigated because the government expected that they had received kickbacks. Ultimately the taxpayers were indicted for conspiracy to impede the IRS based upon an insurance scheme.