Harold R. Stanley, 61, was charged in the two-count indictment with tax evasion and endeavoring to obstruct and impede the due administration of the internal revenue laws. The indictment was returned by a federal grand jury August 25, 2015.
Stanley was employed by various companies as an independent contractor. The indictment spans a time frame of five years of alleged tax evasion. According to a release from the office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Stanley failed to file a tax return in 2005 or 2006. 2007 through 2009, he filed a return without filling in the tax entry blank and failed to submit any payment. The total tax loss for the federal government during the alleged time frame is $264,294.
The indictment reveals Stanley submitted multiple fake money orders to the IRS.