Former Executive Director of Maryland Center for Adult Training, Roslyn Wedington Sentence to Two Years in Federal Prison for Tax Related Charges
Avoided Tax Withholdings on her Payroll Checks and Conspired to File Fraudulent Tax Returns, Resulting in Refunds to Which She Was Not Entitled and Avoiding Over $121,000 in Total Taxes Due
Baltimore, MD (STL.News) U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow today sentenced Roslyn Wedington, age 50, of Rosedale, Maryland, to two years in federal prison, followed by three years of supervised release, on the federal charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and for five counts of filing false tax returns. Judge Chasanow also ordered Wedington to pay restitution of $121,592.50.
The sentence was announced by Acting United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Jonathan F. Lenzner; Special Agent in Charge Jennifer C. Boone of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Baltimore Field Office; and Special Agent in Charge Kelly R. Jackson of the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, Washington, D.C. Field Office.
“Roslyn Wedington went to great lengths to avoid paying the taxes she owed,” said Acting United States Attorney Jonathan F. Lenzner. “When criminals cheat the IRS, they are also stealing from all of us as taxpayers.