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October 2009 - December 2009 Cases

December 16, 2009

Melissa Turpin Melissa Turpin of Monticello, Kentucky was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Filing Fraudulent Kentucky Individual Income Tax Returns.  The charges are related to returns filed in 2007 and 2008 when Turpin was the elected Wayne County Clerk.  Robin Kinney investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000245.

December 10, 2009

Clifford D. Chambers of Berea, Kentucky was indicted by the Madison County Grand Jury on fifteen felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property. These charges are related to the operation of a business, Britton Chevrolet Olds, Inc., and the failure to remit collected sales tax. Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution. The case is Madison Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000333.

December 9, 2009

Christine Goss
Christine G. Goss of East Bernstadt, Kentucky was convicted of two felony counts of Theft of Identity by a Laurel Circuit Court jury.  The charges are related to the filing of a 2007 Kentucky individual income tax return.  Ann Roe testified at the trial of this matter.  Hon. Danny Evans prosecuted this case to its conclusion.  The case is Laurel Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000186.

November 20, 2009

Billy Blankenship of Elkhorn City, Pike County, was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on two felony counts, Filing a Fraudulent Kentucky Individual Income Tax Return and Failure to File a Kentucky Individual Income Tax Return, for tax years 2007 and 2008.  Robin Kinney investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000233.

Roxanne Blankenship of Elkhorn City, Pike County, was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on two felony counts, Filing a Fraudulent Kentucky Individual Income Tax Return and Failure to File a Kentucky Individual Income Tax Return, for tax years 2007 and 2008.  Robin Kinney investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000233. 

November 19, 2009

 

Margaret Michelle Jackson-Rigg Margaret Michelle Jackson-Rigg of Maysville and Flemingsburg, Kentucky was indicted by the Franklin County Grand Jury on 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. Robin Kinney investigated this case and presented it for prosecution. The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000231.

October 9, 2009

William Brian Tuttle of Mount Sterling, Kentucky was indicted by the Montgomery County Grand Jury on two felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  The charges are related to the operation of a business, BT’s Quick Mart, and the failure to remit collected sales and payroll withholding taxes.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Montgomery Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000244.

October 7, 2009

Deborah Coulter
Deborah J. Coulter of Bardstown, Kentucky was indicted by the Nelson 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, Tom Pigs, Inc., and the failure to remit collected sales and payroll withholding tax.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  The case is Nelson Circuit Court indictment 09-CR-000259.

October 2, 2009

Timothy Beals Timothy N. Beals of Glasgow, Kentucky was sentenced in Franklin Circuit Court on seven felony counts of Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition of Property.  These charges were related to the operation of multiple businesses (CFB Foods, Inc., FAB Forty, Inc., FAB Forty One, Inc., FAB Forty Two, Inc., Four Dips, Inc., B’s Three, Inc. and Big Blue Krystal, Inc.) in Barren, Boyle, Fayette, Jefferson, Taylor, Warren and Wayne counties and the failure to remit collected sales tax.  Judge Phillip J. Shepherd gave Beals a five year prison sentence, diverted on conditions including the repayment of the full amounts owed for the theft of these tax revenues.  Debra Clancy investigated this case and presented it for prosecution.  Hon. Larry Cleveland prosecuted this case to its conclusion.  The case is Franklin Circuit Court indictment 07-CR-000228.

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