A Fayette County, West Virginia, business owner pleaded guilty today to failing to pay over employment taxes, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Carol Casto for the Southern District of West Virginia.
A Louisiana tax return preparer was sentenced to seven years in prison today for filing fraudulent returns, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and Acting U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
A federal grand jury sitting in the Eastern District of New York returned an indictment yesterday, which was unsealed today, charging the owner of a wholesale food distributor with obstructing the internal revenue laws, aiding and assisting in the filing of false tax returns, and structuring currency transactions, announced Acting Deputy Assistant Attorney General Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division.
An Elko, Nevada, cardiologist was arrested yesterday on 39-charges of unlawful distribution of prescription opioids and Medicare and Medicaid fraud, announced Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Acting U.S. Attorney Steven W. Myhre for the District of Nevada, Special Agent in Charge Aaron C. Rouse for the FBI’s Las Vegas office, Special Agent in Charge David J. Downing for the DEA’s Los Angeles field office, and Special Agent in Charge Christian Schrank for the Office of Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office Los Angeles Region.
Chairman Goodlatte, Ranking Member Nadler, and members of the Committee, I welcome the opportunity to testify as part of your oversight of the United States Department of Justice.