Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Matthew Rogers Pleads Guilty to Filing a False Federal Income Tax Return

Source- http://www.fbi.gov/albany/press-releases/2011/former-mcginn-smith-co.-inc.-senior-managing-director-pleads-guilty-to-filing-a-false-federal-income-tax-return

ALBANY, NY—United States Attorney Richard S. Hartunian, Special Agent in Charge Charles R. Pine of the New York Office of the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service, and Special Agent in Charge Clifford C. Holly of the Albany Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, announced that Matthew Rogers, 46, of Vero Beach, Florida, pled guilty today before United States District Court Judge David N. Hurd to one count of filing a false federal income tax teturn, in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206(1). Sentencing is scheduled for April 21, 2012 in Utica, New York. Rogers faces up to three years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

As part of the guilty plea, Rogers admitted the following:

In 2006, Matthew Rogers, who was working for USBX Advisory Services, LLC, a Santa Monica, California investment bank, began working with McGinn, Smith & Co. Inc. (“the broker-dealer”) on business deals related to the alarm industry. In the fall of 2006, the broker-dealer hired Rogers as a senior managing director, and he began working for the broker-dealer in January 2007.

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