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Scottsdale man who skipped sentencing gets extra prison time

Sep. 17, 2021 00:39 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A Scottsdale man who failed to appear for his sentencing in a tax fraud case has received more prison time, according to federal authorities. In August 2020, Thomas Rampetsreiter was given a two-year sentence in federal prison and ordered to pay more than...

Justice says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress

Jul. 30, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a memo dated Friday,...

Complaint alleges group funneled data from RNC to lawmakers

Jul. 20, 2021 12:22 PM EDT

Washington (AP) — A prominent conservative group funneled valuable information about Republican voters between the Republican National Committee and state lawmakers, a move that violated its nonpartisan status and tax law, according to a whistleblower complaint filed Tuesday with the...