Ohio Accountant Gets 3 Years For $9M Tax Fraud Scheme

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 7:16 PM EST) -- An Ohio accountant was sentenced to more than three years in prison Friday for his role in filing fraudulent income tax refunds totaling more than $8.8 million and using the money to convince others to invest in a real estate venture.

Bryan D. McCallum had pled guilty to assisting his business partner, Brian D. Krantz, in filing fake tax forms that reported undistributed capital gains and taxes withheld from those gains, resulting in $8.8 million in refund requests. In response to those requests, the Internal Revenue...
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