The owner of a shuttered reBar catering hall, which abruptly closed and left dozens of couples without a wedding venue, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for tax fraud Monday.
The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.
A former secretary to Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos was convicted in Manhattan Tuesday of conspiring to sell a $32 million painting by Claude Monet that the Philippine government claims to own.
The once-influential politician was convicted previously in a separate case alleging he looted more than $500,000 from taxpayer-subsidized health clinics in the Bronx.
A Newark couple was charged Wednesday with failing to file tax returns for three unregistered companies, as well as money laundering.
During an inspection of more than 1,200, 1 in 3 were found to be misrepresenting qualifications, violating consumer rights and illegally advertising rapid refunds.
A former employee of New Jersey’s family services agency has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for filing false tax returns and cashing forged refund checks in the names of clients served by the agency.