Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Don't mess with the "S", the IRS!

There's probably some pretty nervous folks out there this morning waiting for the knock on their door.

Local employment firms accused in $66 Million tax fraud
By Guillermo Contreras - Express-News

An employee leasing services executive was arrested Monday in one of San Antonio's largest-ever tax fraud cases, accused of keeping $66 million in payroll taxes that should have gone to the IRS.

Patrick G. Mire, 48, was charged in an ongoing investigation that has already produced a 29-count federal indictment unsealed Monday.

He is charged with two counts of mail fraud conspiracy, 23 counts of mail fraud, one count of money laundering conspiracy and three counts of money laundering. He faces up to 20 years in prison on several of the charges.

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