United States Attorney for the Southern District of Indiana Josh Minkler has announced two federal court cases involving alleged fraud schemes that total some $14.5 million. One is a 23-count indictment detailing identity thieves accused of filing false tax returns. The other involves allegations that the former bookkeeper at a small southern Indiana business cut nearly 440 company checks to herself and underreported its revenue over four-and-a-half years.
Taiwo K. Onamuti of Georgia and Muideen A. Adebule of Indianapolis are facing charges that include aggravated identity theft, identity theft, false claims and conspiracy. The pair and their organization are accused of obtaining personal identification information of unsuspecting victims, then stealing their identities to file false tax returns. In all, they are allegedly tied to nearly $12.7 million in illegal federal tax refunds.
Julie Ann Ashman of Fairland has already plead guilty to charges of wire fraud and tax evasion for allegedly defrauding her employer who repaired and refurbished X-ray medical equipment. She is accused of stealing more than $1.8 million and evading more than $460,000 in what should've been the taxes owed on the amount she allegedly stole.
By J. Mark Howell President and Chief Executive Officer, Conexus Indiana
As the epicenter of the nation’s advanced manufacturing and logistics industries, Indiana has a compelling story to tell about how Hoosier companies make and move the goods people depend on every day. Our goal is to ensure everyone hears these stories – many of which share a common theme focused on cutting-edge technologies that are transforming the way products are made and moved around the world and the people who use them. Conexus Indiana launched an...
A building that once represented the racial divide in the city of Gary, but long provided health care to the African American community, will soon fall to a wrecking ball. The city says it intends to raze the long-abandoned St. John’s Hospital.
A national association of healthcare information executives has once again honored Fort Wayne-based Parkview Health for its commitment to using advanced technologies in their clinical and business operations. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives says Parkview is ranked in the 97th percentile of organizations surveyed for the program, earning a “Most Wired” distinction.
The property where an aged, Victorian-era, mansion in Valparaiso currently stands will become the site of 15 new homes, described as “upscale.” The Valparaiso Board of Zoning Appeals approved the variances needed for Downtown Valparaiso Partners LLC to proceed with the project, according to our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana.
The American Honda Motor Co. continues to invest in its Greensburg, Indiana plant as it has announced the factory will be producing the company’s first electrified sport utility vehicle in the U.S. The company says it will invest more than $4 million and add 34 new jobs in the plant to support production of the CR-V Hybrid.