Worcester Man Sentenced for Tax Evasion

by | Jul 1, 2020 | Crime, Headlines, News

WORCESTER – Leonard Ngunjiri a/k/a Leonard Gitonga, 50, of Worcester was sentenced in federal court on Wednesday, July 1,  to six months in prison and ordered to pay the IRS $406,407.

Ngunjiri pleaded guilty to one count of tax evasion and five counts of failure to file a tax return.

Ngunjiri attempted to evade paying taxes from 2006 -2008 and 2011 through a number of schemes to hide his income. He also did not file tax returns from 2012 to 2017.


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