IRS Scandal UPDATE: DOJ And FBI Launch Criminal Probe

more+
less-

The Washington Post is reporting that Attorney General Eric Holder disclosed during a press conference today that he has ordered the Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation to probe the IRS’s targeting of conservative groups. This represents a major escalation in this matter and may complicate the congressional hearings scheduled for this Friday involving IRS officials.

 

Topics:  Conservatives, DOJ, Eric Holder, Exempt Organizations, FBI, IRS, Political Scandals

Published In: Criminal Law Updates, Elections & Politics Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© Squire Patton Boggs | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »