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Man, 42, Gets 15 Years For Elaborate Fraud & Identity Theft Conspiracy

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for “orchestrating an identity theft, check, and tax fraud scheme that spanned more than 10 years”, the United States Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

04/15/2015

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Tax Preparer Charged With Defrauding State Of $1.4 Million

A Minneapolis tax preparer is facing more than 50 criminal charges for allegedly filing false tax returns for her clients while failing to file any for herself. Rona Griffin ran HAH Broker, Inc., out of her home in Champlin before moving to Minneapolis.

02/05/2015

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Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Tax Fraud Scheme

A 25-year-old man has been sentenced to six years in prison for filing false income tax returns in order to obtain tax refunds, according to court documents.

10/08/2014

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MN Inmates Charged With Filing $400K In False Tax Returns

Two inmates at a Minnesota prison are accused of filing $400,000 in false tax claims to the Internal Revenue Service, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Tony Terrell Robinson, 30, and Tanka James Tetzlaff, 39, were each charged Tuesday with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States and 10 counts each of making false claims.

08/19/2014

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Ex-Archdiocese Employee Charged With Tax Crimes

A former accounting director for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been charged with failing to pay taxes and filing false returns.

12/10/2012

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Police Search Envy Nightclub For Alleged Tax Fraud

Police executed a search warrant at the Envy Nightclub in downtown Minneapolis Friday with probable cause for various alleged tax fraud violations.

08/31/2012

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Police Search Envy Night Club For Alleged Tax Fraud

Police executed a search warrant at the Envy Night Club in downtown Minneapolis on Friday with probable cause for various alleged tax fraud violations.

08/31/2012

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Scam Victim Warns Of Tax Fraud Tactic

Tax day is days away. Tuesday, April 17th is the filing deadline this year. If you haven’t sent in your return yet, one Minnesota man warns that you could be hit with quite the surprise – someone else may file before you do.

04/12/2012

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Charges: St. Paul Tax Preparer Stole Money From Clients

Koua Lee, 34, was charged with one count of theft by swindle, three counts of filing a false tax return and three counts of failure to pay taxes in connection with his personal income tax filings.

09/29/2011

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Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty To $2M Tax Fraud

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty Tuesday for defrauding the IRS out of more than $2 million, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

01/18/2011