Friday, December 23, 2011

Indicted for Corruptly Interfering With the IRS and Filing False Tax Returns


WASHINGTON – An indictment was unsealed today charging Jack Ray Carr of Baton Rouge, La., with one count of corruptly interfering with the due administration of the Internal Revenue laws, four counts of filing false income tax returns, and one count of aiding and assisting in the preparation of a false income tax return, the Justice Department, Internal Revenue Service (IRS), and Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) announced.

According to the indictment filed against him, Carr corruptly endeavored to obstruct and impede the tax laws by filing false documents and tax returns with the IRS and by attempting to intimidate IRS employees. The indictment also alleges that Carr made and subscribed to false federal income tax returns, IRS Forms 1040, for 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2005. In particular, the tax return Carr filed for 2005 falsely reported $112,142 of federal income tax withholdings based on fictitious IRS Forms 1099-OID (Original Issue Discount) attached to the Form 1040.

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