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Former trucking group CEO indicted in $7 million tax case

The Kansas City reports the grand jury indicted businesswoman V. Cheryl Womack Thursday for allegedly trying to interfere with the administration of federal tax laws and lying to federal investigators.

The Associated Press

12/12/2013

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal grand jury has indicted the former CEO of the National Association of Independent Truckers in an alleged scheme to hide millions of dollars from the federal government.

The Kansas City Star reports the (http://bit.ly/1cDXWnP ) grand jury indicted businesswoman V. Cheryl Womack Thursday for allegedly trying to interfere with the administration of federal tax laws and lying to federal investigators.

The 62-year-old Womack, of Mission Hills, Kan., is accused of not reporting millions of dollars in Cayman Island businesses, trusts and financial accounts. Investigators estimated the tax loss at more than $7 million. She is also accused of lying to FBI agents and a U.S. Justice Department attorney about her Cayman Islands interests.

Womack's attorney, Nathan F. Garrett, declined to comment, saying he hadn't seen the charges.

Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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