#IRS

  • Attorney sentenced to prison for defrauding NFL Players

    A former Chicago attorney has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for orchestrating a tax fraud scheme that impacted the finances of several National Football League players. During a hearing Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Harry Leinenweber said Gary Stern’s scheme not only defrauded the IRS out of millions...
  • Trump wants the atheist group suit over with

    The Trump administration wants to nix a legal challenge to a presidential order easing enforcement of an IRS rule that limited religious organizations’ political activity. The Justice Department on Tuesday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed in May by a Wisconsin-based atheist group. The Freedom From...
  • Wow!!! Mary J. Blige allegedly owes the IRS $6.5 million in unpaid taxes

    Mary J. Blige and her ongoing and very public split from husband Martin “Kendu” Isaacs sparked a nasty battle over the estranged pair’s financial obligation to one another. In the midst of their legal separation proceedings, it has come forth that the R&B icon owes $6.5 million in back taxes to the federal...
  • Couple pleads guilty to tax charges over use of church mission accounts!

    A Concord couple accused of using two church missions to hide hundreds of thousands of dollars in business income from the IRS pleaded guilty to federal tax crimes Wednesday. Barry Edwards, 53, and Joanne Edwards, 50, entered the pleas in U.S. District Court in Lynchburg. Each faces up to...
  • Rapper DMX ordered to wear ankle bracelet

    Rapper DMX, accused of cheating the IRS out of $1.7 million in taxes, was ordered to wear an ankle bracelet Friday after court officers found cocaine and other drugs in his system. Manhattan federal judge Jed Rakoff was close to throwing DMX, real name Earl Simmons, in jail before giving him...
  • DMX admits he’s no role model!

    Life advice? DMX gon’ give it to ya. The self-aware rapper, who was arraigned in Manhattan Friday for allegedly failing to pay more than $1.7 million in taxes, admitted at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival on Saturday that you shouldn’t look up to him. “If there’s one thing true, I’m...
  • Does Floyd Mayweather still have an unresolved IRS debt ?!?!

    The IRS still has Floyd Mayweather Jr. on the hook for $7.2 million in taxes from 2010, according to records that show a lien as unresolved for the year he fought Shane Mosley. That’s on top of the $22.2 million the undefeated boxer nicknamed “Money” owes in 2015 taxes...
  • IRS Debt: Mayweather wants to hold off on paying IRS until after fight!

    Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather doesn’t appear to be living up to his “Money” nickname. Instead, he’s struggling to pay his tax debt to the government, suggesting a very practical reason that he agreed to a fight against mixed martial artist Conor McGregor next month. A petition in tax court...
  • Man facing federal charges for mailing fake bomb and one of his fingers to the IRS

    An Olympia, Washington, man who authorities say mailed one of his fingers to the IRS is now facing federal charges. The Seattlepi.com reported Monday that 68-year-old Normand Lariviere was charged with mailing a threat to injure after IRS workers in Ogden, Utah, discovered a package containing a fake bomb July...