Friday, December 12, 2014

STATE NEWS: Lawrence Man Sentenced For Filing a False Tax Return

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - A Lawrence man has been sentenced to 30 months in federal prison for filing a false tax return, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said.

Bradley Stoneking, 31, Lawrence, Kan., pleaded guilty to making false statements in his income tax return for 2010. He falsely claimed federal tax withholdings on gambling winnings in the amount of approximately $330,000. In fact, the federal tax withholding on his gambling winnings was $300.

Grissom commended the Internal Revenue Service and Assistant U.S. Attorney Scott Rask for their work on the case.