Thursday, August 25, 2011

Michael Thomas McQuillen Sentenced to 27 Months in Federal Prison for Tax Refund Fraud

TUCSON, AZ—Michael Thomas McQuillen, 50, formerly a resident of Tucson, was sentenced yesterday to 27 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Cindy K. Jorgenson. McQuillen was also ordered to pay $155,986.65 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service. On March 3, 2011, McQuillen pleaded guilty to filing two false claims for federal income tax refunds.

On February 3, 2010, McQuillen was indicted on two counts of filing false claims for federal income tax refunds with the Internal Revenue Service, obtaining a $65,906.63 refund for 2005 and a $90,080.02 for 2006. At the time he filed the claims for refunds, McQuillen resided in Tucson. He was employed by a local contractor with the Department of Defense and held a security clearance. McQuillen presently lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

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