According to DoJ. a medical doctor pleaded guilty to corruptly obstructing the due administration of the internal revenue laws on December 11, 2018.
According to court documents, Dr. Joseph Jacob Hummel purchased the home of an acquaintance, only to be repaid for the purchase a short time later.
When Special Agents with Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS) interviewed Dr. Hummel about this real estate transaction, he falsely stated that he rented the property to the original owner and then sent the agents a sham lease, supporting this statement.
Hummel faces a maximum sentence of three years in prison. He also faces a period of supervised release and monetary penalties. Sentencing is scheduled for March 26, 2019.
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