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Tax Fraud

Gary woman given probation for role in preparing fraudulent tax returns

HAMMOND | A Gary woman was sentenced Wednesday to two years of probation for aiding and assisting in preparing and presenting a false and fraudulent tax return, federal court records state.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am

Gary man convicted of tax fraud

HAMMOND | A Gary man was convicted of tax fraud charges Tuesday after a two-day trial in U.S. District Court.

June 03, 2014 9:30 pm

EDITORIAL: Scott, council worsen Gary's reputation

The Gary City Council decided last week to let Ronier Scott keep his seat on the council after being convicted of failing to pay federal income taxes. What were they thinking?

May 21, 2014 12:00 am

S'ville surgeon sentenced to year in prison for tax fraud

HAMMOND | A Schererville doctor has received a year and a day in prison for failing to collect and pay employment taxes to the federal government, the U.S. Department of Justice announced Friday.

April 11, 2014 12:45 pm

Former Gary councilwoman hopes for reduced sentence because of ill health

HAMMOND | The attorney for convicted tax cheat and former Gary City Councilwoman Marilyn Krusas hopes there’s some wriggle room in the one-year-and-one-day sentence she received from a federal judge.

January 09, 2014 1:32 pm

Gary tax preparer gets 18 months in prison for fraud

HAMMOND | A local tax preparer received an 18-month federal prison sentence Thursday.

July 11, 2013 6:45 pm

Gary man is accused of filing false tax return and ID theft

HAMMOND | Federal authorities indicted a 38-year-old Gary man Thursday on tax fraud and identity theft charges.

April 18, 2013 5:50 pm

House panel OKs plan to strip funds from Porter Co. auditor

INDIANAPOLIS | Porter County Auditor Bob Wichlinski would lose access to nearly all the money generated by his crackdown on homestead tax credit abusers under legislation approved by a House committee Thursday.

March 28, 2013 1:47 pm

Suspected tax fraud can be reported to state online

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Department of Revenue is hoping a new online reporting option will encourage more Hoosiers to notify the state of suspected tax fraud.

March 02, 2013 12:00 am Related

Cal City gas station owner faces tax fraud charges

CHICAGO | The owner of a pair of gasoline stations, including one in Calumet City, faces criminal charges for what Illinois state officials say was an attempt to defraud the state of nearly $1 million in gasoline sales taxes.

March 01, 2013 3:49 pm

Another new date set for Beavers' trial

CHICAGO | A federal judge has set another new date for a Chicago politician's tax-evasion trial.

December 21, 2012 6:45 pm

Fraud indictments snare 2 tax preparers

A federal grand jury indicted two Northwest Indiana tax preparers on multiple fraud charges last week, according to a Hammond-based U.S. attorney's office spokeswoman.

July 14, 2011 4:00 pm
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