Harry Willner, a former Internal Revenue Service agent, was sentenced last week to a year in jail for a tax fraud scheme.

Prosecutors charged him with fraudulently attempting to sell to other taxpayers, and using on his own personal income tax returns, tax losses belonging to a separate company that he controlled. Judge Gerald Lynch sentenced Willner in Manhattan federal court for the scheme. The sentence included one year in jail, one year of supervised release, a $10,000 fine, and the payment of any taxes, interest and penalties owed to the IRS.

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