June 27, 2013


Man Charged in Romney Tax Return Scheme

A Tennessee man was charged in a scheme involving Mitt Romney's income tax returns during the 2012 campaign, the AP reports.

Michael Mancil Brown "is accused of having an anonymous letter delivered to the PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP accounting firm in Franklin last August, demanding that $1 million in digital currency be deposited to a Bitcoin account to keep some of Romney's income tax returns from being released. The Justice Department said Brown falsely claimed that he had gained access to the PricewaterhouseCoopers internal computer network and stolen tax documents for Romney and his wife, Ann Romney, for tax years before 2010."










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