New York Plumbing Contractor Sentenced to 20 Months in Jail for Work Tax Fraud | OPA


A New York male was sentenced currently to 20 months in prison for failing to acquire and fork out over to the IRS $732,462 in employment taxes.

Sergei Denko, of Queens, New York, owned and operated Denko Mechanical Inc. and Impartial Mechanical Inc., the two contracting firms in Queens that specialised in plumbing. In accordance to court paperwork and statements built in court, from 2010 via 2014, Denko cashed additional than $5 million in checks designed out to organizations he owned and operated to fund an “off the books” dollars payroll. He did not report the dollars wages to the IRS, submitted wrong work tax returns, and did not spend to the IRS the work taxes arising from the dollars payroll. Denko admitted to causing a whole tax decline of $732,462 .

In addition to the expression of imprisonment, U.S. District Choose Rachel P. Kovner purchased Denko to serve one particular year of supervised launch. The defendant has already paid out $366,231 in restitution to the United States.  

Performing Deputy Assistant Attorney Normal Stuart M. Goldberg of the Justice Department’s Tax Division made the announcement.

The IRS Criminal Investigation investigated the scenario.

Trial Attorneys Sam Bean and Mark Kotila of the Tax Division prosecuted the case.