Office Manager Helps Herself to Employer’s Money

Terra Dawn Ferguson, of New London, NC, pled guilty in Federal Court on one charge of employment tax fraud. Ferguson was employed as the office manager for a pediatric office for approximately 24 years. It was Ferguson’s responsibility to collect, account for and pay to the IRS the business’ employment taxes. From 2011 to 2016, […]

Any Way You Slice It, Deli Owner is in Trouble with the IRS

The owner of a deli in Hamden, CT, Raymond George, waived his right to be indicted and pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of tax evasion. George, who owned Ray & Mike’s deli, tried to evade taxes in numerous ways between 2012-2013. According to court documents, George failed to deposit all of the […]

Former Police Chief Learns Orange is the New Blue

Former police chief, Anthony Marraccini, of Harrison, NY, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for tax evasion. Marraccini pleaded guilty to charges against him this past January. According to federal prosecutors, Marraccini earned more than $2.5 million from his home improvement business and rental income from investment property owned, causing a loss to the […]

Tax Identity Theft and the Dark Web

In the World Wide Web, there is a part of it that is only accessible by means of special software, which allows users and website operators to remain anonymous or untraceable. That place is known as the dark web. A cybersecurity firm called Carbon Black, released a report in April about the growing threat of […]