California Man Faces Possible 135 Year Prison Term and $11 Million Fine for Tax Fraud

Naushad Buksh, a California resident, faces 45 counts of tax fraud. The charges include 41 counts of aiding in the preparation of false federal income tax returns and 4 counts of filing false tax returns. Authorities claim that he failed to report his business and its profits from 2007 until 2010.

According to The Oakland Tribune, Mr. Buksh is accused of providing false information concerning:

  • Education credits;
  • Personal property taxes;
  • Charitable contributions;
  • Student loan interest; and
  • Tax preparation fees.

If convicted, the charges carry a maximum sentence of over $11 million in fines and 135 years in prison.

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