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A False Statement to a Bank May Result in a Conviction Pursuant to 18 USC 1014 Even When There Was No Risk of Loss or Liability For the Bank

Defendant appeals his conviction on seven counts of making false statements to a bank. The false statements were made in order to carry out a tax evasion scheme. The Defendant appealed arguing that the law required that the false statement had to cause a loss to the bank or a liability. The Court disagreed and upheld the convictions.

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Defendants Found Guilty of Tax Offenses Following Trial Delayed Over Two Years, U. S. v. HILLS, et al., LEXIS 17186 (7th Cir. 2010)

Defendants appealed their convictions on tax violations on several grounds including their Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial.

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Taxpayer Challenged The Sufficiency o the Evidence Supporting His Convictions, U. S. v. KRUSE, 606 F.3d 404 (7th Cir. 2010)

Taxpayer was convicted following trial. He appealed alleging that there was insufficient evidence to support his convictions.

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Unusually large insurance deductions Lead to Tax Fraud Conspiracy Convictions, U.S. v. Rozin, U.S. Dt. Lexis 38739 (S.D. OH. 2010)

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.

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Taxpayer Was Convicted of Filing False Tax Returns After IRS Audited and Disallowed Deductions for Prior Year, U.S. v. Davis, U.S. App. Lexis 7546 (5th Cir. April 2010)

Tax preparer filed tax returns for client with the same deductions that had been previously disallowed by the IRS.

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Tax Return Preparer Was Banned for 15 years from Preparing Tax Returns, U.S. v. Chappell, 2010 U.S. Dist. Lexis 16474 (M.D. AL. 2010)

Taxpayer who had been banned from preparing tax returns for 15 years was indicted on 21 counts of assisting the preparation of tax returns pursuant to 7206.
A condition of the bond was no tax return preparation due to danger to the community. Danger to community is not limited to physical violence.

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Former Mayor Convicted conspiracy, mail fraud and filing false tax returns, Ganin v. United States, 2009 U.S. Dist. Lexis 121154 (Dist. Conn. 2009)

Joseph Ganin, the former mayor of Bridgeport, Conn., was convicted on seven counts arising from activities which occurred during his tenure as mayor. The convictions included racketeering, conspiracy, mail fraud and filing false tax returns. The defendant appealed based upon alleged Brady violations by the government.

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Defendant Was Convicted of Counseling Taxpayers to File False Returns and Not Get Caught United States v. Poltonowicz, 2009 U.S. App. Lexis 26257 (3th Cir. Dec. 2, 2009)

Taxpayer was convicted of conspiracy to defraud the United States by counseling taxpayers how to claim false expenses.

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Evidence of Tax Fraud Conspriacy was Sufficent to Deny Rule 29 Motion U.S. v. MUYABA and MUDEKUNYE, LEXIS 14169 (5TH Cir. 2011)

Defendants were convicted of tax fraud conspiracy charges. The defendant's asserted that their rule 29 motion alleging insufficient evidence, should have been granted.

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