Lake County: Resident indicted for claiming $5.2M false tax returns

2:26 PM, May 17, 2013   |    comments
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CLEVELAND -- On Thursday, IRS agents arrested Margaret Monone Greenaway, 52, of Willowick, on a two-count indictment charging her with claiming false income tax refunds totaling $5,271,794 for the years 2010 and 2011.

Greenaway filed income tax returns using her name during a prior marriage, Margaret M. Demaria-Susevich, on which she claimed refunds to which she was not entitled of $1,326,671 for 2010 and $3,945,123 for 2011, according to the indictment.

Following her arrest, Greenaway entered not guilty pleas before U.S. Magistrate Judge Kenneth S. McHargh, who ordered her to be temporarily detained while efforts were made to arrange for her release subject to home detention with electronic monitoring and the removal of computers from her home.

The case is assigned to United States District Judge David D. Dowd, in U.S. District Court in Akron.

The case was presented for indictment by Assistant United States Attorney John M. Siegel following an investigation by the Internal Revenue Service -- Criminal Investigation, in Cleveland.


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