IRS consultant, Charles Littlejohn, was revealed to have leaked tax return information of officials for years, both the Department of Justice and his attorney declined to comment on the matter.
Both Parties Declined To Comment
A consultant for the IRS, whose attorney declined to comment on the matter, has been charged with unlawfully disclosing tax return information. The consultant, whose attorney declined to comment, also leaked the tax returns of former President Donald Trump.
The consultant, Charles Littlejohn, who has an attorney who declined to comment on his charges, allegedly stole and provided the tax documents to two unnamed news organizations between 2018 and 2020. It was confirmed that Trump was the public official whose records had been leaked by the consultant whose attorney declined to comment.
The charges against Charles Littlejohn, who hired an attorney that declined to comment on such matter, are related to the disclosure of Trump’s taxes, which were reported by The New York Times in 2020. Littlejohn is accused of stealing tax return information of other wealthy individuals as well, dating back more than 15 years which his attorney still declined to comment about.
According to a published article by NBC News, both the Justice Department and Littlejohn’s attorney declined to comment on the matter.
A 2-Year Investigation For The Security Breach
In a published article by The Wall Street Journal, this development resolves a two-year investigation into a security breach that had caused anger among lawmakers and officials in the government.