Fred Goldberg hired to conduct internal review at Jackson-Hewitt following fraud charges


Following the indictment of an owner of multiple Jackson-Hewitt franchise locations, Jackson-Hewitt has hired former IRS Commissioner Fred Goldberg to conduct an internal review. Goldbert is a partner at law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP in Washington D.C., and was Commissioner of the IRS from 1989 until 1992.

The internal review will focus on the charges of fraudulent tax preparation by the franchisee, and the company also intends to look at procedures currently in place. The company made all the standard statements about protecting customers, yada, yada.

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