DOJ Sues Tax Preparer Accused Of $9.7M Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (December 3, 2013, 9:38 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a Tennessee tax preparer who has allegedly defrauded the federal government of at least $9.7 million while preparing federal tax returns for others.

The government says Stephanie Edmond, who created Memphis-based tax preparation companies The Tax Factory and Tax Factory Enterprise Inc., conducted her scheme by claiming bogus business losses for her customers and improperly claiming the earned income tax credit on returns she prepared, causing the U.S. Department of Treasury to lose at least $9.7...
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Case Title

United States of America v. Edmond et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-02938

Court

Tennessee Western

Nature of Suit

Taxes

Judge

S. Thomas Anderson

Date Filed

December 3, 2013

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