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Tax Fraud

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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