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May 2010 - June 2010 Cases

June 25, 2010
pic of Mohammed Mouktafi

Mohammed Mouktafi pled guilty in Fayette Circuit Court to the felony offense of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  This charge is in connection with a business, Le Bistro, LLC, and the failure to remit collected sales tax and payroll withholding tax.  Judge Ernesto Scorsone sentenced Mr. Mouktafi to five years in prison, diverted upon condition of repayment of full restitution.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  Hon. Todd Bradbury prosecuted this case to its conclusion.  The case is Fayette Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-00076.

June 15, 2010

Scott E. Appleman of Walton, Kentucky was indicted by the Boone County Grand Jury on a felony charge of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  This charge is in connection with a business, Applejack’s Pub & Grill, LLC, and the failure to remit collected sales taxes.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Boone Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00366. 

Bill C. Shehan, Jr. of Florence, Kentucky was indicted by the Boone County Grand Jury on two felony charges, Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property and Theft by Deception.  These charges are in connection with a business, Larson Themed Construction, Inc. and the failure to remit collected payroll withholding taxes along with the issuance of a bad check to the Kentucky Department of Revenue.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Boone Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00337.

June 11, 2010

Margaret Michelle Jackson-Rigg
Margaret Michelle Jackson-Rigg of Maysville and Flemingsburg, Kentucky pled guilty in Franklin Circuit Court to seven felony counts of Failure to File a Kentucky Individual Income Tax Return.  Jackson-Rigg is a lawyer who practiced in Mason County; the charges are related to tax years 2002 through 2008.  Hon. Larry Cleveland prosecuted this case to its conclusion.  Robin Kinney investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000231.

May 27, 2010

pic of James Tackett James F. “Chum” Tackett of Jenkins, Kentucky was indicted by the Letcher County Grand Jury on five felony counts of Filing a Fraudulent Individual Income Tax Return.  These charges are in relation to Tackett’s Kentucky individual income tax returns for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009.  Robin Kinney investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Letcher Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00137.
 

Sharon Streck of Cincinnati, Ohio was indicted by the Kenton County Grand Jury on one felony count of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  This charge is related to the operation of a business, Greenwave, LLC, dba Coco’s Restaurant, and the failure to remit collected sales and payroll withholding tax totaling $48,085.18.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Kenton Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00323.

May 26, 2010

Deanna P. Stewart of Georgetown, Kentucky was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  These charges are related to the operation of a business, S.I.D. Ventures, LLC, dba Justix Restaurant, and the failure to remit collected sales and payroll withholding taxes.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00118.

Stephen Kenneth Stewart of Georgetown, Kentucky was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  These charges are related to the operation of a business, S.I.D. Ventures, LLC, dba Justix Restaurant, and the failure to remit collected sales and payroll withholding taxes.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00118.

pic of Katerine Hudspeth Katherine L. Hudspeth of Elizabethtown, Kentucky was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on one count of Filing a False Individual Income Tax Return.  This charge is related to Hudspeth’s 2009 individual income tax return.  David Whitehouse investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00122.

Letitia A. Lubbe of Owenton, Kentucky was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  These charges are related to the operation of a business, Lubbe, Inc., dba Dairy Queen of Owenton, and the failure to remit collected sales tax and payroll withholding tax.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00117.

Douglas B. Lubbe of Owenton, Kentucky was each indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  These charges are related to the operation of a business, Lubbe, Inc., dba Dairy Queen of Owenton, and the failure to remit collected sales tax and payroll withholding tax.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00117.

May 24, 2010

William Franklin Johnson of Richmond, Kentucky was indicted by the Fayette County Grand Jury on four felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  These charges are related to the operation of a business, Shearer Johnson Electric LLC, and the failure to remit collected payroll withholding tax.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Fayette Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-00616.

May 21, 2010
Shirley Hinton Shirley Hinton of Vanceburg, Kentucky was sentenced in Lewis Circuit Court on thirteen felony counts: six counts of Filing a False Income Tax Return, six counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property and one count of Official Misconduct First Degree. The tax charges against Hinton are related to her Kentucky individual income tax returns for 1999, 2001 and 2005-2008 when she served as the elected Lewis County Clerk. Hinton was sentenced to six years in prison, probated. Hinton paid in full $5,133 owed for state income taxes in those years. Robin Kinney investigated this case and presented it for prosecution. Hon. Todd Lewis, Office of the Attorney General, Division of Special Prosecutions prosecuted the case to this conclusion. The case is Lewis Circuit Court indictment 10-CR-000001.

 

pic of Terry Lynn Cunningham Terry Lynn Cunningham of Lexington, Kentucky pled guilty in Fayette Circuit Court to a felony count of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  This charge is related to the operation of a business, Express Vending, Inc., and the failure to remit collected sales and payroll withholding tax, along with the issuance of a bad check to the Department of Revenue.  Cunningham was given a five year prison sentence and placed on pretrial diversion with conditions including the payment of restitution in full.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Fayette Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000841.

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