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“The integrity of IRS is not for sale and those who devise schemes to circumvent paying their tax obligations will be investigated and prosecuted,” U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak said in a news release.
The 50-year-old Alonso owns and runs Acworth Georgia Concrete. State records show he formed the company in 2004 and registered it to a home off Roswell Road in Acworth.
Alonso tried to bribe the IRS agent sometime between Sept. 14 and 19 of this year, prosecutors said. It is not clear from the indictment how Alonso wanted the tax returns altered.
He was indicted Nov. 5 and arrested Nov. 9.
Alonso remains in custody pending trial, records indicated.
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