Two accountants who failed to pay their own taxes and assisted hundreds of their clients in filing false taxes returns worth about $7.5 million have been indicted, the Manhattan district attorney said.

The 21-count indictment accuses Jeffrey Rosner and David Cohen, who had offices in the Empire State Building, of multiple counts of fraud and tax crimes, and charges them with grand larceny in the second degree. The accountants allegedly helped at least 600 tax clients file false tax returns by inflating expenses, misrepresenting married taxpayers and changing clients' corporate names every few years to avoid detection.

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