Internal Revenue Service http://wfpl.org en IRS: U of L Official Defrauded School, Medical Practices; Losses May Exceed $2 Million http://wfpl.org/post/irs-u-l-official-defrauded-school-medical-practices-losses-may-exceed-2-million <div><div>The Internal Revenue Service says the executive director of a medical department at the University of Louisville wrote checks to himself possibly in excess of $2 million since 2007.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p> Perry "Chad" Vaughn, who oversaw the school's Department of Family &amp; Geriatric Medicine, is due in federal court on Monday after federal prosecutors obtained a preliminary injunction to prevent him from spending any of the funds.<p> The IRS says the money came from the department and affiliated medical practices.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div><p> Vaughn has not been char Wed, 04 Sep 2013 17:47:43 +0000 Associated Press 6709 at http://wfpl.org Rep. Massie: Congress Should Share Blame for IRS Scandal http://wfpl.org/post/rep-massie-congress-should-share-blame-irs-scandal <p></p><p>Kentucky Congressman Thomas Massie says Capitol Hill lawmakers should take some of the blame for the scandal at the Internal Revenue Service.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Republican made the charge during a Wednesday hearing of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Massie is a member of the panel looking into the improper IRS scrutiny of conservative organizations seeking tax-exempt status. &nbsp; He says Congress has created tax laws that are misinterpreted and misapplied. &nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 23 May 2013 17:16:58 +0000 Dan Conti|Kentucky Public Radio 5517 at http://wfpl.org Rep. Massie: Congress Should Share Blame for IRS Scandal