BERLIN (AP) — German authorities have carried out raids on eight individuals and 11 banks in an investigation of suspected tax evasion stemming from the leaked Panama Papers.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal jury in Las Vegas has found a former Internal Revenue Service employee guilty of evading taxes for more than 20 years and obstructing tax agents who tried to...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former public official in suburban New Orleans is scheduled to make his first court appearance on corruption charges May 22.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A former chiropractor who evaded paying more than $500,000 in income taxes and didn't report a Russian bank account where he deposited more than $1.5 million is now headed to...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The owner of an Albuquerque jewelry store is facing up to five years in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion.
Campaign consultant in pay-to-play scheme gets 5 years
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A political consultant who pleaded guilty in a pay-to-play scheme in which two Pennsylvania mayors were convicted has been sentenced to five years in prison.
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A judge has sentenced a former Maine legislator to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $3 million from two elderly widows and for tax evasion.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A jury has returned a split verdict in the federal tax evasion trial of the head of one of New Jersey's most powerful Republican county organizations.
Jury continues deliberations in trial of GOP powerbroker
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Jurors are returning for a third day of deliberations in the federal tax evasion trial of the head of one of New Jersey's most powerful Republican county...
Arizona used car dealer indicted for tax evasion
SUN CITY, Ariz. (AP) — The Attorney General's office says a state grand jury has indicted a used car dealer on suspicion of failing to pay about $282,000 in taxes to Arizona and Maricopa...
CHICAGO (AP) — An Indiana man who pleaded guilty in Chicago federal court to an alleged scheme that involved his recycling firms reselling hazardous electronic waste has been sentenced to three...
Michael Avenatti charged with tax evasion & fraud
Feds: Rhode Island man ran decade-long Ponzi scheme
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Rhode Island man ran a decade-long Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of about $6 million and used the money to fund his lavish...
Closing arguments loom in trial of GOP powerbroker
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Testimony has concluded in the federal tax evasion trial of the head of one of New Jersey's most powerful Republican county organizations.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The wife of Malaysia's former Prime Minister Najib Razak was hit Wednesday with a new corruption charge over a solar energy contract.
DALLAS (AP) — A former Dallas official caught up in a federal corruption probe has been sentenced for his role in a scandal that's reached high into the city's government.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Korean Air's chairman, whose leadership included scandals such as his daughter's infamous incident of "nut rage," has died due to illness, the company said...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The head of a Philippine online news site that has been critical of President Rodrigo Duterte pleaded not guilty Wednesday to tax violation charges, among the legal...
Icelandic rock band Sigur Ros charged with tax evasion
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Members of the Icelandic avant-garde rock band Sigur Ros have been charged with tax evasion three years after authorities launched a probe of the group's...
El Salvador: New arrest warrant for ex-president Funes
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Prosecutors in El Salvador have issued another arrest warrant for former President Mauricio Funes, this time for alleged tax evasion.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Another Mississippi man charged in a fraud case that federal prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others has pleaded...
Correction: Idaho Lawmaker Charged story
POST FALLS, Idaho (AP) — In a story March 16 about charges against an Idaho state lawmaker, The Associated Press reported erroneously the nature of a federal court charge filed against Rep. John...
Store owner sentenced for failing to pay sales taxes
FRYEBURG, Maine (AP) — The owner of a Maine convenience store is heading to jail for pocketing $370,000 in state sales taxes.
The state Attorney General's Office says 48-year-old Robert...
CHICAGO (AP) — A former prominent member of the Chicago City Council has pleaded guilty to tax evasion in a scheme to help a lawyer foil the Internal Revenue Service.
ATLANTA (AP) — A former executive with a longtime city of Atlanta vendor accused of paying bribes to the city's former chief procurement officer to secure contracts for work faces dozens of...
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A pharmacist has admitted that he and two co-owners evaded $4.1 million in taxes over three years by using a check cashing business to hide income from their pharmacy...
‘Ghost employees’ help woman evade federal taxes
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A former Connecticut woman has pleaded guilty to creating "ghost employees" for her home health care staffing agency in order to avoid paying taxes.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — An attorney for a powerful state Republican party official charged with tax evasion says his client suffers from a hoarding disorder.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the owner of a North Carolina mental health company has been sentenced to prison following her conviction on tax evasion and filing false Medicaid...
South Carolina businessman accused of evading $100K in taxes
AIKEN, S.C. (AP) — State authorities say a South Carolina business owner has been accused of avoiding paying more than $100,000 in sales taxes.
Spanish court summons Shakira to answer tax evasion charges
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court investigating Shakira for possibly evading 14.5 million euros ($16.4 million) in taxes has called on the pop music star to testify in mid-June.
Mississippi woman pleads guilty in massive pharmacy fraud
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman charged in a fraud case that prosecutors say reaped more than $200 million from a federal military health insurer and others pleaded guilty...
Ex-Minnesota elevator manager pleads guilty in swindle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator pleaded guilty Thursday in a swindle that cost his employer millions of dollars so he could pay for hunting safaris, taxidermy services and real estate.
Ex-Minnesota elevator manager pleads guilty in swindle
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The former manager of a western Minnesota grain elevator has pleaded guilty in a swindle that cost his employer millions of dollars.
Fifty-six-year-old Jerry Hennessey of Dalton pleaded guilty Thursday to federal charges of mail fraud and tax evasion.
Ex-Corvallis lawyer sentenced to federal prison for theft
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former Corvallis attorney who stole money from clients and a law firm has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison.
Prominent New Jersey GOP official indicted on tax charges
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal grand jury indicted the head of one of New Jersey's most powerful Republican county organizations on Thursday for failure to pay taxes totaling more than $1 million, lying on a loan application and failing to pay payroll taxes withheld from employees at his law firm.
George Gilmore is charged with a total of six counts. The most serious, tax evasion and failing to pay payroll taxes, are punishable by up to five years in prison.
Ex-police officer accused of spending tribal funds at bars
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former tribal police officer in Montana who was supposed to be running a program to keep young Native Americans out of trouble spent tribal money at casinos, a strip club, bars and other places.
Georgia mayor avoids prison with deal on tax evasion charges
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — The mayor of a Georgia city will avoid a prison term under a plea deal reached with prosecutors on charges of tax evasion.
Spanish prosecutors file tax evasion charges against Shakira
MADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors have charged pop music star Shakira with tax evasion, alleging she failed to pay more than 14.5 million euros ($16.3 million) between 2012 and 2014. The Colombian singer denied the charges.
The charges published Friday allege that Shakira listed the Bahamas as her official residence for tax purposes during those years but was in fact living in Spain with her partner, Spanish soccer player Gerard Pique.
Tax rates are much lower in the Bahamas than in Spain.
Grassley doubts Cohen allegation tying president to crime
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Charles Grassley says President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen may be truthfully pleading guilty to federal crimes but it's difficult to believe him when he implicates the president in crimes.
Moment of reckoning looms for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen
NEW YORK (AP) — The moment of reckoning has nearly arrived for Michael Cohen, who finds out Wednesday whether his decision to walk away from President Donald Trump after years of unwavering loyalty will spare him from a harsh prison sentence.
Kirkland business owner gets 5 years for tax evasion
SEATTLE (AP) — A Kirkland businessman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for a long-running tax-evasion scheme.
The Latest: Attorney says his client will be vindicated
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on charges in the Panama Papers investigation (all times local):
An attorney for one of the four men charged in an international tax scheme related to the so-called Panama Papers says his client will be vindicated at trial.
Jeffrey Neiman represents Harald Joachim Von Der Goltz, of Germany, who is accused of evading taxes in part by concealing his ownership of certain shell companies and bank accounts from the IRS.
Philippine journalist contesting tax charges freed on bail
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An award-winning Philippine journalist who along with the online news service she heads has been sued for tax evasion has declared her innocence and was freed on bail Monday after turning herself in for arrest.
Ex-director of military charity found guilty of fraud
WASHINGTON (AP) — The former director of a military support organization has been found guilty in connection with a scheme to steal from the charity.
The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release the jury found 40-year-old Patricia Pauline Driscoll guilty Thursday of wire fraud, tax evasion and first-degree fraud. Driscoll was the former executive director of the Armed Forces Foundation. She resigned from the Washington-based charity in 2016.
Ex-aide for disgraced district attorney sentenced to prison
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former campaign manager for a former Philadelphia district attorney convicted of taking bribes will also be heading to prison.
Businessman gets prison for federal tax evasion of $4.8M
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut businessman who prosecutors say led the IRS on a "wild goose chase" by avoiding paying more than $4.8 million in federal income taxes has been sentenced.
Federal prosecutors say 58-year-old David Adams was sentenced to 7 ½ years in prison Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Hartford.
The Old Saybrook man pleaded guilty last year to multiple offenses including tax evasion and making and subscribing a false tax return.
Guilty plea set in $6.5 million fraud case
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A former Delaware resident facing federal charges of wire fraud, money laundering and tax evasion has agreed to enter a guilty plea in the case.
A judge on Friday scheduled a Nov. 27 plea hearing for 57-year-old Michael Boyce of Ocean City, New Jersey.
Boyce, who worked for a manufacturing company in New Castle County, is accused of submitting false purchase orders over a 12-year period for more than $6.5 million of supplies that were never delivered.