Tag: tax fraud

Colorado resident sentenced to 83 months in prison for biofuel tax fraud

Colorado resident sentenced to 83 months in prison for biofuel tax fraud

March 2, 2020 |

In Colorado, a Colorado resident was sentenced to 83 months in prison on Friday for his role in a biodiesel tax credit fraud scheme, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division. According to court documents and statements made in court, Matthew Taylor and his coconspirators defrauded the […]

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Convicted biodiesel tax fraudster appealing federal prison sentence

Convicted biodiesel tax fraudster appealing federal prison sentence

March 28, 2017 |

In Indiana, a man convicted of $55 million in illegal profits from biofuel tax credit fraud is seeking to appeal his six-year federal prison sentence, likely believing that it was too high despite agreeing to a plea deal. Both the US Attorney’s Office who prosecuted the defendant as well as the National Biodiesel Board believe […]

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Defense attorney says client charged with biofuel tax fraud got bad legal advice

Defense attorney says client charged with biofuel tax fraud got bad legal advice

February 28, 2017 |

In New Jersey, the defense attorney for a man charged with participating in a $50 million biofuel tax credit scam says charges should be dropped because his client was given bad legal advice by his previous attorney, claiming conflict of interest kept the original counsel from working to the benefit of his client but instead […]

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Nine people in UK arrested on fuel tax fraud

Nine people in UK arrested on fuel tax fraud

July 24, 2014 |

In the UK, nine people were arrested for allegedly selling kerosene and biodiesel as duty-paid road diesel, a scheme which netted GBP3 million. The sting took place in Sussex, Kent, East London, Hampshire and Somerset after raids by 170 HM Revenue and Customs officers.

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