In addition, he is sentenced to imprisonment for 5 years; tax evasion is considered major theft

Long Beach attorney will pay $ 1.54 million for major theft to the government

The subject has recidivized the crime of tax evasion and is now back on jail.


Former lawyer James Roy McDaniel, from Long beach, in the south of The Angels, was sentenced to 60 months in prison for having committed fiscal fraud, informed the office of the attorney of the Central District. In addition, he has been sentenced to pay $ 1.5 million to return the money stolen by tax evasion.

The lawyer established companies dedicated to evading the payment of over $ 1.4 million I owed the IRS, the office of Collection from U.S.

McDaniel, 66, was a licensed abagoda since 1981, until he was retired in 2004, when he declared guilty of filing a false tax return. In 2005, he was sentenced to 3 years in prison for that crime, which consisted of embezzlement from $ 1.6 million, which disappeared from the payments of the clients of its law firm, with which it should $ 677,368 To the federal government.

Then the office of Los Angeles Attorney filed charges against McDaniel for major robbery, with which he was sentenced to 2 more years in prison.

Once released, McDaniel tried to evade the payment of his debt to the IRS by creating two ghost companies: Davis Bell Consulting and James Roy Consulting. Between May 2008 and 2018, he defrauded the government using lend names to maintain those companies.

Finally, in December 2018 he was arrested and McDaniel once again pleaded guilty to a debt for tax evasion for a total of $ 1,584,126 dollars, between 2008 to 2017.

After the trial, he has now been sentenced to return to jail for 5 years and to pay his debt.

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