Washington (March 25, 2003) -- A Florida tax preparer who the government believes is promoting several tax scams has been ordered to provide the Justice Department with a list of the names of all customers for whom he has prepared returns or requests for refunds in the past three years.

Two weeks ago, the Justice Department sued Gregory T. Mayer, who does business in his own name and as Legal Tax Newsletter LC, and Morton & Oxley Ltd., to stop him from promoting several alleged tax scams, including the so-called "Section 861 argument," named after the tax code section that it misrepresents.

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