WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) - The owner and an employee of a local Bail Bond company have admitted to tax fraud.
William W. Seelbach was in federal court Thursday where he pleaded guilty to "conspiring to defraud the government", and "filing a false tax return."
The 68-year-old was the owner of W&S Bail Bonding, doing business as A Bail Bonding by ABC of Wheeling.
Seelbach admitted to impeding the IRS in its collection of taxes, and failing to file in 2012 to report $144,030 of income to the IRS.
Jolynn Gilchrist, 48, a former employee of ABC, pleaded guilty to "filing a false tax return.
Both face up to five years in prison and a $250 thousand dollar fine for each count they face.