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September 15, 2017

Posted  September 15, 2017

Luczor Fertilien, 39, was sentenced to 30 months in prison and David Joseph, 37, was sentenced to 24 months in prison. According to documents and information provided to the court, Fertilien, Joseph and Frantz Petit-Dos owned two tax preparation businesses in Lauderhill, Florida: Imperial Taxation and Multi-Services Corp. and Aleluya Universal Accounting Services Inc. From approximately 2010 through 2016, Fertilien, Joseph and Petit-Dos filed fraudulent returns for their clients seeking refunds to which the clients were not entitled, by reporting fictitious business income, fraudulent education and fuel tax credits and claiming deceased individuals, whose identities were stolen, as dependents. Fertilien, Joseph and Petit-Dos did not report the illegal proceeds they received from this scheme on their personal tax returns. The court found that Fertilien and Joseph caused a tax loss of more than $1 million. DOJ

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