Health Care Executive, Donald O’Connor Ramsey Sentenced to More Than 3 Years for Defrauding the IRS
(STL.News) A health care executive was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison and ordered to pay more than $3.4 million in restitution for defrauding the IRS, announced Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Prerak Shah.
Donald O’Connor Ramsey, 72, pleaded guilty to failure to pay over withholding and FICA taxes in February 2020. Mr. Ramsey was sentenced yesterday afternoon before U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay.
“Individuals and businesses that willfully fail to pay their tax obligations harm all Americans,” said Acting U.S. Attorney Shah. “The Department of Justice is committed to aggressively prosecuting those individuals who seek to circumvent U.S. tax laws.”
“I’m proud of our agent’s hard work in this investigation . This defendant ‘knowingly and willingly’ took money from his employees and failed to remit these payroll taxes to the government” said Acting Special Agent in Charge Mark Pearson, Dallas Field Office. “Mr. Ramsey’s punishment reflects the consequence of not paying taxes in a truthful and timely manner and the importance of the continued partnership between the U.S.