A federal grand jury in New Orleans, Louisiana, returned an indictment today charging three Louisiana residents with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, 14 counts of aiding and assisting in the preparation of a fraudulent tax return, three counts of wire fraud, and three counts of aggravated identity theft, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Eastern District of Louisiana.
The owner of a former New York City restaurant pleaded guilty to tax evasion today, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division, U.S. Attorney Geoffrey S. Berman for the Southern District of New York, and Chief of Internal Revenue Service- Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) Jonathan D. Larsen.