She told clients she’d donate their money to charity.
A psychic reader in Delaware was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for filing a false tax return.
Candy Miller, 40, of Wilmington, Delaware, operated a psychic readings business. According to court records, Miller did not report more than $1 million in income she received from clients.
Miller told her clients she would remove negativity from their lives by anonymously donating their money to charities. In fact, Miller made no donations and spent the money on personal expenses. The offense resulted in a total tax loss of $337,430.
“We should not forget that the ultimate victims in tax fraud cases are the people of the United States; those honest taxpayers who diligently file and pay their taxes each year,” IRS Criminal Investigation Special Agent-in-Charge Guy Ficco said in a statement. “Miller’s sentence is a reminder that IRS-CI is working to make sure that all taxpayers file and pay their fair share of taxes.”
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