D.C. Tax Scandal Coverage

ABOUT THIS STORY |  Authorities allege that a complex embezzlement scheme run out of the District of Columbia's Office of Tax and Revenue siphoned nearly $50 million from the city's government.



In this November 2007 file photo, Jeffrey A. Taylor, United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, and other federal and local officials -- including District Mayor Adrian Fenty -- announce arrests in the tax scandal case. (By Marvin Joseph -- The Washington Post)



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Federal prosecutor Timothy G. Lynch would lie awake at night and fret: Is this the night Harriette Walters flees?
 
D.C. GOVERNMENT: Income Tax Refunds Mistakenly Sent To Residents Are Under Investigation (Post, July 2, 2009)
 
Tax Scam Leader Gets More Than 17 Years (Post, July 1, 2009)
 
Scam's Leader to Be Sentenced Today: In Weighing Plea Deal, Judge Will Consider 2 Views of Walters: Benevolent or Greedy? (Post, June 30, 2009)
 
Lawyer Says Walters Lacked Self-Esteem: Document Cites Childhood Trauma (Post, June 2, 2009)
 
Gambler Gets Nearly 4 Years In Tax Scandal (Post, May 12, 2009)
 
TAX OFFICE SCANDAL: Early Participant Gets 3-Year Term in Scam (Post, May 8, 2009)
 
TAX OFFICE SCANDAL: 4-Year Term for Ex-Salon Owner Who Had Key Part in Scam (Post, May 6, 2009)
 
U.S. DISTRICT COURT: Niece of Principal Defendant in Tax Scam Gets 9 Years (Post, March 17, 2009)
 
TAX SCAM: Woman's House Down Payment Seized (Post, March 12, 2009)
 
EMBEZZLEMENT SCANDAL: Former Tax Clerk Asks for Benefits (Post, February 11, 2009)
 
FEDERAL COURT: Ex-Banker Gets 61/2 Years For His Part in D.C. Tax Scam (Post, January 6, 2009)
 
TAX OFFICE SCANDAL: Report on Embezzlement Blames 'Culture of Apathy and Silence' (Post, December 16, 2008)
 
TAX OFFICE SCANDAL: Personal Shopper for Walters Gets One-Year Term (Post, December 12, 2008)
 
U.S. DISTRICT COURT: Pair Sentenced in D.C. Tax Office Scam (Post, December 9, 2008)
 
TAX SCAM: Ex-Clerk Sentenced For Lying For a Loan (Post, November 14, 2008)
 
Walters's Brother Gets 4 Years: Plumbing Firm Used in Tax Scam (Post, November 5, 2008)
 
Bank of America Sued For Millions in Losses: Branch Official Helped Cash Fake Checks (Post, November 1, 2008)
 
TAX OFFICE SCANDAL: Gandhi Moving to Oust 14 Who Received Checks (Post, October 22, 2008)
 
D.C. Drafts Suit Against Bank for Tax-Scam Cash (Post, October 18, 2008)
 

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