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CA Attorney General Seeks $34 Million From TV’s Tax Lady Roni Deutch For Victimizing Thousands Who Sought Her Aid in Dealing With the IRS

Submitted by admin on Mon, 8/23/2010 - 12:00 am

The California State Attorney General, Edmund G. Brown, filed a $34 Million lawsuit today against “TV’s Tax Lady Roni Deutch”, for the alleged swindling of individuals with tax problems. The California AG claims that her law firm operates a “boiler room” with sales agents utilizing “high-pressure sales tactics” plus a series of misrepresentations and false promises.

The complaint on the AG website states that her TV ad featuring three clients who have been represented to have been saved from paying thousands of dollars tot he IRS, in fact have not been saved those amounts, but actually still owe their full amount plus interest and penalties. The complaint goes on to charge that “Deutch regularly uses false billing statements to deny her clients’ refund requests.”

The Attorney General is seeking to permanently prevent Roni Deutch from engaging in such unfair business practices and false advertising, and force her to pay restitution to victims of at least $33.9 Million plus civil penalties.

To read the full story posted today on the CA State Attorney General’s Website, click here.

To read the immediate preliminary injunction filed, click here.

To read the lawsuit and permanent injunction filed, click here.