Thursday, June 13, 2013
Whippany man, the proprietor of several Wilson Auto Parts, under-reported income by more than $1M, U.S. attorney says.
A Whippany man has admitted cheating on his taxes by filing false returns on revenue earned via a chain of auto parts stores he owns. Emanuel Marques of Whippany, the owner of several Wilson Auto Parts outlets, faces up to three years in prison and a $250,000 fine after pleading guilty Thursday to one count of subscribing to false personal federal income tax returns in U.S. District Court in Trenton. Marques also agreed to make full restitution to the IRS, according to a release from U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman. The Whippany man admitted that he filed returns in 2009, 2010 and 2011 that under-reported his income from Wilson Auto Parts by more than $1.1 million, which he kept for his personal benefit, Fishman said. His ommission resulted…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Former Circle Systems Group principals overcharged districts, exchanged gifts for work, U.S. Attorney says.
Two former executives of an athletic equipment supply firm each face 20 years in prison after admitting their roles in a scheme to defraud schools. Mitchell Kurlander, 54, of Allentown, Pa., and his father-in-law, Alan Abeshaus, 81, of Highland Beach, Fla., pleaded guilty today in federal court to one count of mail and wire fraud conspiracy. Kurlander and Abeshaus served, respectively, as chief financial officer and chief executive officer of Circle Systems Group Inc., which had contracts with a number of New Jersey school districts. The athletic apparel and equipment firm systematically defrauded school districts from at least 1997 to 2007, according to a release by U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, by keeping duplicate payments from schools …
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Goldie Sommer structured $354,000 in client funds through attorney accounts to avoid reporting money to IRS, attorney says.
An attorney from Montville and her partner pleaded guilty Thursday to structuring client funds through attorney accounts to avoid obligatory reporting to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Approximately $354,000 was structured, according to U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. Goldie Sommer, 61, and her legal partner, Edward Englehart, 61, of Rockaway, both attorneys of the Fairfield firm of Sommer and Englehart, could face up to five years in prison and a $250,000 fine each. They pleaded guilty in Newark federal court Thursday after surrendering to IRS agents in Newark on November 16, 2011. According to a press release sent by Fishman's office, Englehart and Sommer made deposits that totaled $354,000 between August 13, 2010 and September 22, 2010…
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Lincoln Park resident allegedly distributed sexual images, videos of children as young as 6 through the Internet.
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Tuesday, October 2, 2012
A Lincoln Park man was indicted Tuesday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography by a federal grand jury. William Rensing, 46, faces between 15 and 40 years in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. Rensing was arrested after a search warrant was executed in his home on July 27, 2011. Fishman said authorities seized a notebook computer that contained pornographic images and videos from the Internet of children as young as six years old. Special agents of the Department of Homeland Security Immigration and Customs Enforcement assisted with the investigation.