Former IRS attorney Jeanne L. Gavin aged 61, of Louisiana admitted and pleads guilty to illegally opening her own tax and accounting business which posed a criminal conflict of interest.
Upon opening her tax and accounting business she unlawfully had subordinates access IRS databases exceeding 2000 occasions in order to directly benefit her private business. She had reportedly earned $70,000 on the side from her business while simultaneously working at the IRS.
Since she is pleading guilty to the charges she faces up to two years in prison and a $200,000 fine. Additionally she could receive one year of supervision following her release, her sentencing is scheduled for September 12th, 2013.
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