Category: Justice Dept – Western Dist. Missouri

KC Man Guilty of $2.5 Million Tax Fraud Scheme

A Kansas City, Missouri, man has been convicted in federal court of a scheme to obtain more than $2.5 million in fraudulent federal income tax refunds, in part by stealing his children’s identities. Original Source

Springfield Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud Conspiracy

A Springfield, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to a bank fraud conspiracy in which he and others used stolen mail to create dozens of counterfeit checks that they attempted to cash at area banks. Original Source

KC Man Pleads Guilty to Illegal Firearm

A Kansas City, Missouri, man who was released from prison in what became known as the “doppelganger case” pleaded guilty in federal court today to illegally possessing a firearm. Original Source

Columbia Man Pleads Guilty to Marijuana Trafficking

A Columbia, Missouri, man pleaded guilty in federal court today to his role in a conspiracy to distribute marijuana that involved another Columbia man who was murdered during a home invasion in which hundreds of pounds of marijuana in a rented U-Haul truck was stolen. Original Source

KC Man Indicted for Illegal Firearms

A Kansas City, Missouri, man who threatened another person at gunpoint and led police officers in a pursuit was indicted by a federal grand jury today for illegally possessing firearms. Original Source