dealer feared IRS, not police!
he ran roughshod over the nation's drug laws, marijuana
trafficker Barry Wayne Alburtis diligently obeyed
the tax codes by including illegal profits on his
48, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his
part in a smuggling operation that moved tractor-trailer
loads of marijuana, and, authorities claim, once
hid $400,000 in the hollowed seats of a canoe which
was then strapped to a car and driven from Washington,
D.C., to San Antonio.
who convicted Alburtis of distributing marijuana
and money laundering , only could speculate as to
why the San Antonio resident frequently listed hundreds
of thousands of dollars in income while refusing
to disclose its source.
1986, Alburtis claimed $280,000 in income but cited
his right not to reveal incriminating information
and declined to show the income source. "Privileged
— 5th Amendment" is all an attached form states.
some reason or another he was more afraid of the
Internal Revenue Service than the Drug Enforcement
Administration," Assistant U.S. Attorney Charlie
Worker Held for Fraud
a little ditty about death, taxes and stupidity
-- with a dash of serendipity for good measure.
stupid part: New IRS hire Mai Tuyet Wan, who works
in the San Francisco Federal Building, was arrested
for stealing two taxpayer-written checks, erasing
"Internal Revenue Service" as the payee,
and inserting her own name before depositing the
checks into her personal checking account.
One of those
checks just happened to belong to Dane Gillette,
Senior Deputy Attorney General and the pre-eminent
death penalty prosecutor in the state. The man
who has played a significant role in all six of
California's executions since 1992 and has handled
several key capital cases before the California
Supreme Court and Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of
Wan is charged
with two counts of embezzlement and one count
of concealing, removing or destroying Gillette's
tax return, or at least attempting to do those
things. The investigator for the Treasury Department,
Special Agent Scott Lee could not immediately
be reached through the IRS -- and no one at the
IRS would comment if the IRS had ensured that
it would not penalize Gillette for failing to
pay his taxes on time!
a Brothel to Do Research? Keep Receipts!
-- Now, if you were going to write a book on the
legal brothels of Nevada, it would be a good idea
to visit them. Wouldn't it?
And to "authenticate the story and develop
characters," it would be a good idea to act
as a customer for prostitutes. Wouldn't it? And,
in figuring your income tax, as a professional
author, it would be a good idea to deduct the
cash paid each prostitute as an "ordinary
and necessary expense of doing business."
Wouldn't it? Well, no, said the Internal Revenue
Among disallowed expenses were the $3,480 cash
payments to visit prostitutes. These were "so
personal in nature as to preclude their deductibility,"
a Tax Court Judge wrote, citing the IRS rule that
"no deduction shall be allowed for personal,
living or family expenses."
Guilty in Freemen IRS Scheme
Pa. A Pennsylvania businessman linked to the Montana
freemen has pleaded guilty to trying to steal
$4.4 million from the federal government, by sending
bogus checks from the freemen to the Internal
Revenue Service in 1995.Horace E. Groff, 53, of
Bowmansville, Pa., pleaded guilty to fraud before
U.S. District Court Judge William H. Yohn Jr.
on the day his trial was to begin. He faces up
to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine on
the federal count when he is sentenced and he
may also face prosecution on state charges.
authorities accused Groff, the former president
of defunct Groff's Snack Foods Co., a producer
of family-recipe potato chips, of trying to erase
his $2.6 million tax bill by sending the IRS a
bogus check for $4.4 million in 1995 and telling
authorities to refund the $1.8 million excess
say Groff tried the scheme with six fraudulent
``certified bankers checks'' -- all signed and
guaranteed by freemen leader LeRoy M. Schweitzer.
They included a $4.4 million check to the IRS,
a $1 million check to the Lancaster County Treasurer,
a $52,000 check to the Pennsylvania Department
of Revenue and a $9,400 check to the Lancaster
County Tax Bureau.
Throws Cy Young Award Winner Randy Jones a Curve
Ball...but They Didn't Get the Strikeout!
CA. The easily approachable and personable Randy
Jones became famous as one of the outstanding
Major league baseball pitchers in the 1970's and
prevailing in his well-documented battle with
the IRS, he now brings his "major league"
style of excellence to the prepared foods business,
as head of his own flourishing corporation. Included
in his current roster of activities is his signature
line of Ballpark Barbeque food products, a major
Southern California catering and special events
company, the historic Big Stone Lodge Restaurant
near San Diego, and a system of Barbeque Express
quick service restaurants serving his own foods.
earning his bachelor's degree in business administration
at Chapman University, in Orange, California,
Randy was a stalwart of the school baseball team.
Drafted by the San Diego Padres, in 1976 he won
the Cy Young Award, baseball's top pitching accolade.
His record was 22-14 as he set the Padres record
of 316 innings pitched, with 25 complete games.
Randy's achievements were also recognized when
he was selected National League starting pitcher
in the 1976 All-Star Game. The previous season
he was San Diego's first pitcher to appear in
an All-Star Game.
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Wait Until It’s Too Late! Yes, You…
hate seeing taxpayers who I could really have
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