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January 4, 2017

Posted  January 4, 2017

New York announced the plea and conviction of Gary Mole, 52, an Australian citizen and the former CEO of Glacial Energy Holdings (“GEH”), stemming from the underreporting of over $18.5 million dollars in taxable income by Glacial Energy of New York (“GENY”), a wholly owned subsidiary of GEH. Mole pleaded guilty to Criminal Tax Fraud in the Second Degree, a class C felony. According to prosecutors, from 2006 through 2008, Mole was the CEO and sole shareholder of GEH, an energy service company incorporated in Nevada. In approximately 2006, Mole allegedly began personally investing taxable revenue of GENY in a mining operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (“DRC”), Generales Des Mines Au Congo SPRL, known as “Gemico.” Between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2008 Mole diverted over $18.5 million in taxable revenue from GENY to Gemico. Mole instructed subordinates to wire money to bank accounts in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Switzerland, Lichtenstein, South Africa, and China, among others, all for the benefit of Gemico. NY

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