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Daily Court Reporter - News Former president of tire company indicted for fraudulently avoiding nearly $10 million in taxes

 

Former president of tire company indicted for fraudulently avoiding nearly $10 million in taxes

The former president of a Streetsboro company was named in a 51-count indictment for allegedly filing fraudulent paperwork to avoid paying nearly $10 million in taxes and tariffs, said Acting U.S. Attorney David A. Sierleja.

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Date Published: July 24, 2017

 

The United States Department of Justice for the Northern District of Ohio

 

Theory that brake dust led to asbestos-related death does not meet Ohio law

A theory which posits that every nonminimal exposure to asbestos can be a substantial factor in causing asbestos-related disease is inconsistent with Ohio’s test for causation, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled.

Ohio’s 529 plan celebrates new milestone

Effective Jan. 1, 2018, the state income tax deduction for contributions made to Ohio’s 529 increased to $4,000 for Ohioans. Passed by the Ohio General Assembly, this expanded tax benefit further encourages current and future CollegeAdvantage 529 Plan account owners to save for their children’s future college costs. Other tax advantages for saving for college in Ohio’s 529 Plan include tax-free earnings, so every dollar is yours to use, and tax-free withdrawals when used for qualified higher education.

IBAHRI open letter calls on President Xi Jinping to end persecution of legal professionals in China

In an open letter to His Excellency Mr Xi Jinping, President of the People's Republic of China, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) has called for the cessation of the persecution of human rights lawyers in China and for adherence to the international legal instruments that safeguard the independence of legal professionals.

Herd of proponents offer testimony in support of legalizing residential livestock

Fans of urban farming and some of the latter-day homesteaders themselves turned up for the most recent hearing of a bill that would legalize some residential livestock throughout the Buckeye State.

Supreme Court of Ohio upholds death sentences of man who Used Craigslist to lure victims

The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the convictions and death sentences of an Akron man who used employment ads on Craigslist to lure men who he robbed and murdered.

New Bridges Program to help former foster youth achieve independence

A new program launching this week will help former foster youth more successfully transition to independence, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services and the Child and Family Health Collaborative of Ohio announced. The voluntary program, called Bridges, extends housing and other supportive services to eligible young adults who leave foster care on or after their 18th birthday but are not yet 21.

Bill aims to remedy third-party practice of rejecting lawful powers of attorney

Lawyer and small businessman-cum-legislator Democrat Rep. John Rogers of Mentor-on-the-Lake has championed a bill that addresses a growing problem of third-party institutions rejecting lawful Ohio powers of attorney.

Bill designed to increase student safety with stricter system of alerting parents

The Cleveland senator sponsoring a bill that would require all Ohio schools to adhere to a strict absence-phone-call policy expects to get a vote before the Ohio Senate in coming days.

Rockets Notch 11th Win in Last 12 Games with 82-74 Victory over Ohio

Toledo raced out to a 15-0 lead in the game's first five minutes en route to a wire-to-wire 82-74 victory over Mid-American Conference East Division foe Ohio. The victory was the Rockets' fourth in a row and 11th in last 12 outings and kept UT (19-7, 11-2 MAC) in a tie with Buffalo (19-7, 11-2 MAC) for the conference's best record.

Supreme Court of Ohio heard three oral arguments on Wednesday, February 14th, including a dispute over whether a shared parking lot can be included in a stores tax valuation

The Ohio Supreme Court heard three oral arguments on Wednesday, February 14th, including a challenge brought by a grocery store that claims the state tax appeal board inappropriately added the value of a parking lot not owned by the store to its tax valuation.

Attorney General DeWine files lawsuit against DuPont for releasing toxic chemical into Ohio for decades

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently filed a lawsuit against the chemical company DuPont, alleging that for decades, DuPont released a toxic chemical from its plant on the Ohio River, despite knowing the risks it posed to Ohio’s citizens and natural resources.

Bill designed to correct 'error' used in some wrongfully imprisoned comp cases

House committee members recently heard testimony supporters and opponents on a bill meant to correct what some lawmakers and the Ohio Public Defender have characterized as a drafting error in the state law relating to compensation for wrongful imprisonment.

Man sentenced to 120 months in prison for distributing fentanyl

Nicholas Gay, 37, of Dayton, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 120 months in prison for distributing fentanyl.

Planning to be in London for the royal wedding this spring? Book now, travel pro says

There are only so many beds in the tens of thousands of hotel rooms in London - rarely an issue for out-of-town guests even during the height of the summer travel season.

Wayne County landowners can challenge ownership of abandoned railroad line property

Two landowners will be able to pursue claims that through “adverse possession” they own portions of an abandoned rail corridor sold to Rails-to-Trails of Wayne County, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled.

Attorney General DeWine warns of tax scams

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning Ohioans to avoid scams this tax season. Since January, the Attorney General’s Office has received about 190 reports of tax-related scams.

Lawmaker wants to improve street lighting in the state

When it comes to street lighting and illuminating public spaces, a southeast Ohio lawmaker reckons that this feature of urban planning typically gets short shrift relative to other public infrastructure needs.

Ohio hunting and fishing licenses on sale now

Ohio’s hunters and anglers are able to purchase their new licenses starting today at wildohio.gov and at hundreds of participating agents throughout the state, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Licenses are also available for purchase on many mobile devices.

New TourismOhio leader glad to be back in Ohio

Matthew MacLaren said he's happy be back in Ohio as its new TourismOhio director.

Supreme Court of Ohio affirms Erie County man’s death sentence

The Ohio Supreme Court affirmed the convictions and death sentence of a Sandusky man who murdered a 23-year-old woman and her two young children and committed other offenses.