Saturday, November 30, 2013


Gary McDevitt Arrested for Threatening to Kill an IRS Employee

On July 25, 2013, in the Middle District of Florida, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) special agents arrested Gary McDevitt for a threatening communication transmitted in interstate commerce, and threats of force to intimidate an officer of the United States. [1] 

McDevitt’s arrest was based on a June 12, 2013 indictment. According to court documents, during a telephone communication transmitted from Florida to Illinois, McDevitt threatened to kill a Revenue Officer (RO) of the Internal Revenue Service. McDevitt endeavored to intimidate and impede the RO, who was acting in an official capacity, because of a notice of levy filed on McDevitt’s bank account. [2]

McDevitt was released on a $25,000 unsecured bond and was ordered to avoid contact with the RO. [3] A trial date has been set for September 3, 2013. [4]

[1] M.D. Fla. Return of Warrant for Arrest filed July 26, 2013.
[2] M.D. Fla. Indict. filed June 12, 2013.
[3] M.D. Fla. Release Bond filed July 26, 2013.
[4] M.D. Fla. Criminal Docket filed June 12, 2013

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