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ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY<h3>NEWS RELEASE</h3>TONY RACKAUCKAS, District Attorney

 

Case # 17CF0910        

Date: April 13, 2017

LOS ANGELES DEPUTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY CHARGED WITH FILING FALSE TAX RETURNS AND FAILING TO REPORT CAPITAL GAINS OVER $328,000

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A Deputy District Attorney with the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office was charged on Tuesday, April 11, 2017, with filing false tax returns and failing to report capital gains over $328,000 from the sale of a rental property.

Defendant

Charges

Maximum Sentence

Court Date

Nicole Lai Nhu Vo, 39, Tustin

  • Four felony counts of filing a false tax return
  • One felony count of willful failure to file a required return

Five years and eight months in state prison

To be determined

Vo is accused of the following:

  • Filing false tax returns by claiming a property she owned in Redondo Beach was her personal residence in 2010, 2011, 2013, and 2014, under penalty of perjury
  • Willfully failing to report rental income on her tax return for the year 2012
  • Not residing in the Redondo Beach property and renting it to tenants between 2010 and 2014, then failing to report the annual rental income on her tax returns
  • Failing to report capital gains of more than $328,000 from the sale of the rental property
  • Having an unpaid tax liability of over $25,000 due to the fraudulent tax returns

The California Franchise Tax Board investigated this case.

Prosecutor: Senior Deputy District Attorney William Overtoom, Major Fraud Unit

 



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