How To Protect Yourself From Tax ScamsTo deter criminals, Senator Amy Klobuchar has introduced legislation to increase penalties for people who use stolen identities.
Protecting Yourself From IRS FraudHere are some tips from the IRS to protect yourself from fraud and scams.
Bloomington Man Sentenced For Submitting Hundreds Of False Tax ReturnsA Bloomington man was sentenced to 110 months in prison Wednesday afternoon for using hundreds of stolen identities to file false tax returns throughout the country.
Former MSFDA Treasurer Charged With 8 Counts Of Tax FraudThe former treasurer of the Minnesota State Fire Department Association has been charged with 13 counts of tax fraud.
Man, 42, Gets 15 Years For Elaborate Fraud & Identity Theft ConspiracyA 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.
Tax Preparer Charged With Defrauding State Of $1.4 MillionA 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.
Man Sentenced To 6 Years In Prison For Tax Fraud SchemeA 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.
MN Inmates Charged With Filing $400K In False Tax ReturnsTwo 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.
Ex-Archdiocese Employee Charged With Tax CrimesA former accounting director for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis has been charged with failing to pay taxes and filing false returns.
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.
Police Search Envy Night Club For Alleged Tax FraudPolice executed a search warrant at the Envy Night Club in downtown Minneapolis on Friday with probable cause for various alleged tax fraud violations.
Scam Victim Warns Of Tax Fraud TacticTax 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.