• Man admits income tax fraud
    The Associated Press | October 26,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    BURLINGTON — The Vermont office of the United States attorney says a 42-year-old Florida man has pleaded guilty to fraud conspiracy.

    Prosecutors say Craig Lee Workman entered the plea Thursday in U.S. District Court in Burlington.

    Prosecutors say Workman used identification information belonging to others to file false income tax returns under their names, claiming tax refunds.

    Officials say he filed about 125 false claims and received 25 refunds, fraudulently receiving about $180,000.

    Prosecutors say that in April 2011 Workman and his spouse visited five tax preparation offices in Vermont and New Hampshire. In each they sought assistance filing tax returns for others, whom they described as incarcerated family members.

    Workman faces up to 10 years in prison.

    Workman’s attorney declined to comment Friday.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Vermont News
    BARRE — Main Street was closed off for four hours Saturday morning so that once again race fans... Full Story
    Start your engines
Annual car show sets the stage for Thunder Road
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Lisman is calling for the state to stop pursuing a... Full Story
    MONTPELIER — A fragmented Vermont Supreme Court on Friday sided with developers of a major solar... Full Story
    More Articles