Joshua Wood, a former RV salesman, was sentenced to 14 months in prison for evading his federal income taxes. Wood asked his employer not to withhold income taxes from his paychecks, and then failed to file tax returns from 2014 to 2016. During that time he earned more than $378,000 selling RVs and cars.
When questioned by the IRS, Wood falsely claimed that he had been shot down and wounded on a Navy mission and suffered post-traumatic stress disorder as a result. He also falsely stated that a CPA had prepared tax returns on his behalf.
In addition to the prison term, Wood was ordered to serve three years of supervised release and to pay $99,000 in restitution to the IRS.