Pennsylvania Man Charged With Failing to Pay Over $700,000 Employment Taxes

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HARRISBURG, PA — The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Sam Duong, age 48, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was charged this week in a criminal information with failing to withhold and pay employment taxes.

According to United States Attorney John C. Gurganus, the information alleges that between March 2015 and June 2018, Duong failed to pay approximately $784,475 in employment taxes for his company ETS, Inc. The company was located in Harrisburg and provided temporary staffing.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Carlo D. Marchioli is prosecuting the case.

If convicted, the maximum penalty under federal law for this offense is 5 years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

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Information is subject to change at any time. Information, a criminal complaint, or an arrest is not a declaration of guilt. A suspect, arrestee, or defendant is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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