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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED – A St. Croix woman admitted in federal court on Friday that she got at least $62,000 by a fraudulent tax scheme. Lynell Hughes, 35, pled guilty on August 17, 2018, in U.S. District Court to conspiracy to defraud the United States, U.S. Attorney

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MAKING FRIENDS: Marla Matthew, Principal of St. Joseph High School on St. Croix, congratulates the school’s English teacher, Wayne James, upon his election as a Senator in the Virgin Islands Legislature in November 2008. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERISTED — On March 10, 2008, Wayne James, 57, was deposed

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Money donated to the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands for hurricane recovery was used to pay staff employed by Governor Kenneth Mapp’s much-publicized Hurricane Recovery and Resiliency Task Force. The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) operates as 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp has nominated 14 neighborhoods on St. Thomas and St. Croix as Qualified Opportunity Zones eligible for U.S. tax breaks under the massive tax bill passed by Congress last December, Government House announced today. The nominated zones, which are considered 14 “low

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a notice extending the relief it provided last year to residents of the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico who evacuated or couldn’t return because of the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Notice 2018-19 extends

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a long-awaited decision that has major ramifications for the territory’s Economic Development Commission (EDC) program, the U.S. Tax Court in Washington, D.C. has rejected the arguments of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and ruled that the federal statute of limitations

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Victims of Hurricane Maria that took place beginning on Sept. 16, 2017 in parts of U.S. Virgin Islands may qualify for tax relief from the Internal Revenue Service, the IRS announced Friday. President Trump has declared that a major disaster exists in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — One lucky Virgin Islander matched five out of six numbers in the Powerball drawing in Florida last night. Not only that, but one person in the territory spent one dollar extra for the Powerplay option on the ticket, meaning that the $1 million they won was

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. District Court Judge Curtis Gomez sentenced Celeste P. Bermudez, 42, of Methuen, Massachusetts, today to 30 months in prison and three years of supervised release for theft of federal program funds, Acting United States Attorney Joycelyn Hewlett said. Gomez also ordered St. Croix native

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said people should beware of an automated IRS telephone scam that has targeted the St. Thomas community. Police said that the scammer is using IRS automated recordings that sound “very authentic.” The recording will say that there is a

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