IRS Agent Gets 3 Years for Cheating on Taxes

Albert Bront made fraudulent claims for himself, family members
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted May 27, 2011 11:32 AM CDT

(Newser) – In a sign there is some justice in this world, a California-based IRS agent has been sentenced to three years in prison for ... cheating on his taxes. Albert Bront earlier pleaded guilty to filing false tax returns for himself and two innocent relatives; the 51-year-old must also repay $127,000 to the IRS. The false tax form claims submitted by Bront included bogus alimony and mortgage deductions.

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Bront acknowledged that he filed fraudulent tax returns for himself from 2003 to 2007 by claiming excessive deductions and failing to report income. He also acknowledged filing fraudulent returns on behalf of two unknowing family members. (Read more IRS stories.)

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