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Grand Larceny in the Second Degree Criminal Tax Fraud Case

On Behalf of | Jan 11, 2024 | Tax Crimes/Fraud

Allegations: The client was charged in Monroe County with stealing over $400k in sales tax money by failing to report sales at five different business locations. The client faced over 100 felony charges and up to 15 years in prison.

Defense: We successfully argued that law enforcement failed to properly collect records and the prosecution did not properly authenticate records for 3 out of 5 of the stores.

Result: More than half of the charges were dismissed after a bench trial. The client was sentenced to probation and the restitution was reduced to slightly over $100k. The client did no jail time.