Chiropractor Arrested for Bribing IRS Auditor

Post Date: 2/21/14
Last Updated: 2/24/14

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- U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Massachusetts Press Release, February 13, 2014

A Boston area chiropractor has been arrested for bribing an IRS auditor.

Stephen Jacobs was arrested for bribery of a public official. The complaint alleges that Jacobs paid an IRS auditor $5,000 in cash to ignore two deductions he improperly took on his 2011 income tax return. These deductions were in fact payments Jacobs made to two different women because he touched them inappropriately during medical treatments.

United States Attorney Carmen M. Ortiz and Robert O’Malley, Special Agent in Charge of the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, made the announcement. The case is being prosecuted by Eugenia M. Carris of Ortiz’s Public Corruption Unit.
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