The owner of multiple U.S.-based energy companies pleaded guilty to foreign bribery and tax charges for his role in a scheme to corruptly secure energy contracts from Venezuela’s state-owned and state-controlled energy company, Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. (PDVSA).
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Veronica Fairchild was convicted on four counts of filing false tax returns pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 7206 for failing to accurately report the amount of funds she received for sex. The taxpayer appealed the verdict in part because the Court refused her request that the jury be instructed that they must unanimously agree as to person who paid her the funds. The verdict was affirmed.
CPA, John Miller, accused of various tax violations, was found not guilty on all counts by a jury following trial.
Defendant was found guilty of filing false tax returns and other related offenses. The Court held on appeal that the taxpayer had waived a valid venue challenge.
Taxpayer was convicted of tax evasion in part for paying his brother a consulting fee to evade taxes despite the fact that his brother did not work.
Taxpayer appealed his conviction for tax evasion pursuant to 7201 and argued that the IRS introduced improper bad act evidence during the trial in violation of Rule 404(b). The conviction was affirmed.
Taxpayer was convicted of filing false claims for refunds. Taxpayer entered an agreement with others to file false tax returns claimimg refunds and deposited the refund anticipation loan checks in her bank account.
Defendants appealed their convictions on tax violations on several grounds including their Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial.
Defendants were convicted of tax offenses and appealed because the trial court refused to give the jury an instruction on good faith reliance.
Defendants were convicted of supporting tax criminals pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 371 and 372.