Miami-Dade Resident Pleads Guilty to Filing False Tax Return with the IRS

Miguel Rosenfeld, an agent for several of the most prominent telenovela writers throughout Latin America, pled guilty today before United States District Judge Jose E. Martinez in Miami, Florida to filing a false individual income tax return with the Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”), which substantially underreported his income for the tax year 2007.

Wifredo A. Ferrer, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Florida, and Kelly R. Jackson, Special Agent-in-Charge, Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), made the announcement.

Rosenfeld was charged in September 2016, by a criminal information, with one count of filing a false federal income tax return, in violation of Title 26, United States Code, Section 7206(1). According to court documents, Rosenfeld failed to report all of his income on his 2007 Form 1040, U.S. Individual Income Tax Return. Specifically, Rosenfeld reported a total income of approximately $1,032,584 on his tax return, while knowingly underreporting his income by approximately $217,974.

Rosenfeld is scheduled to be sentenced on February 27, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. before Judge Martinez. At sentencing, Rosenfeld faces up to three years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.

Mr. Ferrer commended the investigative efforts of IRS-CI. This case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael R. Sherwin.

Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Southern District of Florida at www.flsd.uscourts.gov or on http://pacer.flsd.uscourts.gov.

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About Ramón Jiménez

Ramón Jiménez, actual Managing Editor de MetroLatinoUSA. Periodista que cubre eventos de las comunidades latinas en Washington D.C., Maryland y Virginia. Graduado de la Escuela de Periodismo de la Universidad del Distrito de Columbia. Galardonado en numerosas ocasiones por parte de la Asociación Nacional de Publicaciones Hispanas (NAHP) y otras organizaciones comunitarias y deportivas de la región metropolitana de esta capital. También premiado en dos ocasiones como Mejor Periodista del Año por la cobertura de la comunidad salvadoreña; premios otorgados por la Oficina de Asuntos Latinos del Alcalde de Washington (OLA) y otras organizaciones. Ha sido miembro del jurado calificador en diferentes concursos literarios, de belleza y talento en la región metropolitana. Ha visitado zonas de desastre en Nicaragua, Honduras y El Salvador e invitado a esos países por organizaciones que asisten a personas de escasos recursos económicos. Antes trabajó en otros medios de prensa de Virginia y Washington, D.C., incluyendo reportajes para una agencia noticiosa mundial.

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