Feb 23,2007 00:00
A Special Agent with the U.S. Department of Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) pleaded guilty today to a charge of conspiring to defraud three
A seven-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury in Jacksonville on Jan. 10, 2007, charged TIGTA Special Agent John Thomas, Jr. with one count of conspiracy, three counts of bank fraud, and three counts of making false statements on loan and credit applications.
Between March 1999 and August 2000, Thomas conspired with others to fraudulently obtain approximately $106,000 in loan proceeds from three banks in
The maximum penalty Thomas can receive on the conspiracy count is up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.