Another tax preparer arrested for tax fraud
BATON ROUGE - A Harvey woman is accused of falsifying information on her own tax return and those of clients of her tax preparation business.
State revenue officials, in a news release Thursday, said Lisa Adams allegedly submitted state tax returns for Omega Tax Services clients containing false business losses. She also allegedly falsified her own return, citing losses for a florist shop she allegedly owned in 2013. There is no evidence that business ever existed.
The entire series of fraud schemes amounted to $28,458.
Adams was booked Wednesday into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on 11 counts each of filing or maintaining false public records and computer fraud, two counts of forgery and one count of theft.
Adams or an attorney representing her couldn't be reached for comment on the charges.
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