Posts Tagged ‘IRS’

Beware: Scammers Pretending to Be D.C. Law Enforcement Are Trying to Steal Your Money

Scammers are calling residents pretending to be D.C.-based officials and asking them to wire money to satisfy an unpaid ticket, bill, or loan, the Metropolitan Police Department said today.
According to MPD, the scammers often say they are a detective with "financial crime unit" of the Metropolitan Police Department or an IRS agent. Several of the [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Harry Thomas Jr.

Federal prosecutors charged Ward 5 D.C. Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. today with theft and filing false tax returns.
For those of you just joining us: Allegations of misdeeds by a Thomas-run charity group called "Team Thomas"  have been floating around D.C. political circles for the better part of a year, prompting a legendary editorial crusade by [...]

The Needle: IRS Set Him Up Edition

I Can't Pay My Taxes: Being on the D.C. Council comes with a few perks—the chance to weigh in on important matters of public policy, the ability to use donations from powerful business interests to buy things to make your constituents like you, free Lady Gaga tickets. And oh, yes, also an average salary of [...]

Photos: Federal Agents Raid Harry Thomas Jr.’s House

2400 Block of 17th Street NE, December 2
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Photos: The FBI Raid of HTJ

City Paper managing editor Mike Madden was at the home of Ward 5's Councilmember Harry Thomas, Jr. this morning as it was being raided by FBI and IRS agents. He tweeted a few pictures:
More pictures after the jump.

The Needle: Dollar and a Dream Edition

No Taxation Without Taxation Without Representation: Tired of watching the District get shoved around by the feds? Just this once, savor the usual order of things being reversed. The IRS announced today that federal income taxes will be due on Monday, April 18, instead of Friday, April 15, because April 15 is Emancipation Day, a [...]

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