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Michael Ryan Trythall Los Angeles man was sentenced for tax evasion

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A Los Angeles man was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for tax evasion, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Michael Ryan Trythall, 37, pleaded guilty in November to tax evasion after it was discovered he embezzled more than $750,000 from his San Francisco employer between 2009 and 2012, prosecutors said. During that period, Trythall issued business checks payable to himself, forged the signature of authorized signers and deposited the checks into his personal bank accounts, prosecutors said.

He used the money he embezzled to pay for vacations and to shop at luxury retailers, prosecutors said. He concealed the embezzlement by omitting payments to himself from the business’s books and making false entries into the books and then failed to disclose the embezzlement when confronted by others, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Last September, he was charged with three counts of tax evasion and pleaded guilty to one count. He was also sentenced to one year of supervised release and was ordered to pay restitution of $756,577 to his former employer and $249,458 to the Internal Revenue Service. He also agreed he owed $173,496 in civil fraud penalties to the IRS, prosecutors said.

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  • Are you kidding me they sent someone to prison for tax evasion but it’s ok that al sharp ton is doin it and throwin it in every single Americans face. He is on tv he socializes with all these political people this is a dam joke let that guy out

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