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Circle Pines, Minn. IRS Agent Sentenced in Bribe Case
Fox 9 ^ | 12-16-10 | Leif Knutson

Posted on 12/16/2010 3:50:37 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A former IRS agent from Circle Pines, Minn. was sentenced Thursday for soliciting and agreeing to accept a bribe in May-June. Roger Anthony Coombs was sentenced in a St. Paul Federal Court to 33 months in federal prison for the $9,700 bribe, which he solicited to two owners of a small Minnesota company on May 8. The business owners then notified authorities and worked with IRS investigators, whom witnessed two payments to Coombs that resulted in his June 2 arrest. Coombs was indicted June 21 before pleading guilty on Aug. 19.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; US: Minnesota
KEYWORDS: bribe; crime; irs; tax

1 posted on 12/16/2010 3:50:41 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB
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To: WOBBLY BOB

IRS agent of the year.


2 posted on 12/16/2010 4:23:53 PM PST by Navy Patriot (Sarah and the Conservatives will rock your world.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB

So when does he get his promotion?


3 posted on 12/16/2010 4:32:01 PM PST by Emmett McCarthy
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To: WOBBLY BOB

They should’ve known that extortion by IRS agents is only allowed when it’s done on behalf of the US Government.


4 posted on 12/16/2010 5:05:14 PM PST by freedomfiter2 (Brutal acts of commission and yawning acts of omission both strengthen the hand of the devil.)
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To: WOBBLY BOB


...sentenced in a St. Paul Federal Court to 33 months in federal prison for the $9,700 bribe

Shouldn’t have been less than 10 years.
To set an example for any other crooks in the ranks of the IRS.


5 posted on 12/16/2010 5:28:50 PM PST by VOA
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