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Northwest Ind. doctor accused of pocketing employees’ income taxes

A doctor in Dyer, Ind. has been accused of stealing almost $64,000 from his employees that was supposed to pay their federal income taxes, according to an indictment unsealed Thursday in federal court in Hammond.

Dr. Ronald Eugene Jamerson faces 11 counts of willful failure to pay taxes to the IRS.

The indictment claims that from June 2006 to January 2009, Jamerson took money from his employees’ paychecks that was supposed to then be paid to the IRS for their income taxes. But the indictment says Jamerson never paid the money to the IRS and did not file a quarterly tax form with the IRS. The indictment claims he did this 11 times for a total of $63,928.

Jamerson was arrested Thursday and released on a $20,000 bond. His arraignment is set for Monday.

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