Posted to Lost Messiah 4.,28.21
For those of us who have been looking closely at Councilman Deutsch and his activities as a representative of the City council (both good and bad) in our opinion, it behooves the government to scrutinize Councilman Deutsch’s activities. One may want to look at the favoritism given, nay offered up, to certain people and communities. The same investigation that led to the guilty plea of Counselman Deutsch should not end here. It may be wise to start looking at each and every person with whom Councilman Deutsch did business, interacted, engaged with at clandestine meetings, and the resulting action on the part of the councilman. – LOSTMESSIAH
New York City Councilman Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud
A New York City councilman pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to a misdemeanor tax-fraud charge for filing fraudulent information on income and expenses tied to his real-estate-management business, prosecutors said Thursday.
Chaim Deutsch, a Democrat who represents parts of Brooklyn, failed to pay $82,000 in taxes owed to the federal government between 2013 and 2015, according to a criminal complaint. Prosecutors in the U.S. attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York said he also falsely claimed personal expenses as business expenses.
Mr. Deutsch, 52 years old, was first elected in 2014 and for part of his time in office he was the sole owner of Chasa Management Inc., a real-estate-management business, prosecutors said.
The councilman faces up to a year in prison and will have to pay restitution for unpaid taxes, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.The Wall Street Journal, to continue reading click here.
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