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For Immediate Release
April 1, 2003
Contact: Sean Caine, 410-576-6357
scaine@oag.state.md.us

LAVALE MAN CHARGED WITH FAILING
TO REMIT WITHHOLDING TAXES

Attorney General J. Joseph Curran, Jr. and Maryland Comptroller of the Treasury William Donald Schaefer jointly announced today that Douglas G. Reineke, 54, the Secretary/Treasurer of CQ Services, Inc., a contracting business, located at 13010 Gramlich Road, Lavale, (Allegany County), has been charged with 16 counts of Failure to Pay Over Withholding Tax, in connection with the operation of his business. It is alleged that between February 2000 and May 2001, Reineke failed to remit approximately $10,529.70 in withholding tax that he claimed was due the Office of the Comptroller.

Charges were filed on March 21, 2003 in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court.

All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. If convicted he could be sentenced on each count to a maximum of five years incarceration and a fine of up to $5,000.

The case was referred by the Comptroller’s Office and investigated by the Maryland State Police and the Office of the Attorney General, Criminal Investigations Division.

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