Government: Unpaid Payroll Taxes Diverted for Personal Benefit

YES! Weekly | December 15, 2011
The United States government rested its case against Greensboro businessman Greg Harrison last week, following testimony from an IRS revenue officer that the defendant’s staffing companies failed to pay nearly $16 million in payroll taxes to the federal government over a five-year period, and that $6.2 million was transferred from staffing company accounts over the years to entities for Harrison’s benefit, including homes, movie productions, a yacht and other businesses. What the testimony didn’t explicitly point out but what is deducible through basic math is that those transactions still leave almost $10 million unaccounted.

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