Subscribe to John L. Smith RSS feed

John L. Smith


Home-grown IRS agent pays special attention to death and taxes

Tara Sullivan, the new interim Special-Agent-in-Charge of the Nevada office of the IRS Criminal Investigation Division, wants everyone to remember the adage about death and taxes this time of year. The fraud her agents investigate, including the filing of returns under the names of the deceased, costs honest taxpayers billions of dollars each year.

Elaine Wynn unrelenting in fight over shares

While Wynn Resorts Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn spent Thursday wowing shareholders with his big plans for the company, ex-wife and former board member Elaine Wynn this week was busy sending more legal shots across the bow of the gaming giant.

Anger management for former UFC champion no April Fool’s joke

From the you-can’t-make-this-stuff-up file comes the news that former UFC champion Jon “Bones” Jones on Thursday in Albuquerque court was ordered to take “anger management and driver improvement classes” and perform additional community service in connection with his hit-and-run incident.