Comptroller says $280,000 recovered from Texas 'tax cheats'
AUSTIN — The state has secured more than 100 felony indictments and recovered more than $280,000 in taxes and court ordered restitution against "tax cheats" trying to defraud taxpayers, the Texas comptroller's office announced Thursday.
Most arrests were of suspects allegedly trying to evade paying taxes on motor fuel, according to the state. One notable case included a Houston man, Yusdel M. Lloret, 28, who is accused of using a cloned credit card to obtain 41 gallons of diesel fuel he pumped into a concealed auxiliary tank in the bed of his pickup truck, according to the... read more
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