It takes money to make money, they say, and the only way to make the rich pay their fair share is to finally give the IRS the resources it needs.
Martin Sheil spent 30 years as an investigator at the IRS, retiring as a Supervisory Special Agent in the Criminal Investigation Division.
Auditors are trained to make criminal referrals once firm indications of fraud are unearthed—meaning evidence has been obtained demonstrating financial records were falsified.
He keeps bringing up weird reasons to oppose a rare popular, bipartisan bill, but he hasn’t mentioned the provision that could expose his shady business practices and partners.
It’s probably the biggest story of the year. It told us a lot—but left a lot of other questions unanswered. Here are some key ones.
Does anyone at the Treasury Department, or the Department of Justice, or the IRS care?
The Trump Organization showed one set of books to lenders, another to tax officials. But it could be harder for the Manhattan DA to make that case than it sounds.
Management at Deutsche Bank ignored internal warnings about high-flying clients, from pedophiles to presidents.
A retired supervisory special agent for IRS criminal investigations lays out a blueprint for looking into Jeffrey Epstein’s unexplained wealth and mysterious investments.
An ex-IRS investigator says there is clear evidence Trump’s fixer conspired to hide the $130,000 payoff from everyone—including the government.