A Pennsylvania man entered a plea of guilty on January 23rd to charges of conspiring to defraud the United States and to aiding and abetting the filing of false claims for tax refunds.  The government charges conspiracies in many cases. A conspiracy is a kind of criminal partnership. It is an agreement between two or…

Case Details from Orange County Federal Lawyer, Diane C. Bass Short Description The indictment alleged that the company with whom the client was employed had filed thousands of false tax forms and reported to the IRS that more than $1,000,000,000 in fictitious federal income tax had been withheld or secured property had been acquired or…

There is a recent decision where a defendant was sentenced to 240 months in Federal prison after not accepting a plea agreement offered by the government for a reduced sentence of 41 months for the crimes committed.  The client maintained his insistence on his innocence which is why he likely decided to go to trial,…