Authorities say the man sought to defraud the IRS out of more than $3.4 million.
Wednesday, January 16
Arnold Tobias Gervais, 34, of Marietta, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court to charges arising out of a scheme to defraud the IRS out of more than $3.4 million in federal income tax refunds while he was in state custody. “Those who cheat the IRS take money away from everyone who pays his or her fair share of taxes,” said United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates in a news release Wednesday. “The United States Attorney’s Office and the IRS are on the lookout for tax cheats and will aggressively pursue those individuals who try to beat the system.” “One of the many ways that IRS Criminal Investigation protects taxpayer money involves identifying, investigating and prosecuting those who file fraudulent refund claims,” Special Agent in…
According to a United States attorney’s office, Tremain Hutchinson allegedly enticed teenagers to share nude photographs and then threatened to post them online.
Thursday, January 10
A Cobb County man has been indicted for using social media to lure and then force teenagers into sending him nude pictures. Tremain Hutchinson, 27, of Mableton, was indicted by a federal grand jury on Dec. 18, 2012, on charges that he induced and coerced minors into producing child pornography, enticed and coerced minors into engaging in sexual activity, received and possessed child pornography, and transferred obscene material to minors. Hutchinson was arraigned in federal court Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge E. Clayton Scofield III and was detained without bond. “Hutchinson is charged with exploiting social media to victimize children,” United States Attorney Sally Quillian Yates said in a news release Wednesday. “His conduct is …