IRS News Releases  
June 21, 2006

Imhoff Named Deputy Chief, Criminal Investigation

WASHINGTON - The Internal Revenue Service appointed John Imhoff as the Deputy Chief, Criminal Investigation (CI).

CI investigates potential criminal violations of the Internal Revenue Code and related financial crimes. CI is comprised of approximately 4,400 employees worldwide, approximately 2,800 of which are special agents whose investigative jurisdiction includes tax, money laundering and Bank Secrecy Act laws.

“This is a critical position for the enforcement of the nation’s tax laws,” said IRS Commissioner Mark W. Everson. “John brings his decades of experience and a variety of skills to help lead the Criminal Investigation division.”

“As a long-time member of CI senior staff, John brings seasoned judgment and vast experience to the role of deputy chief,” said CI Chief Nancy J. Jardini.

Imhoff has held numerous positions in CI. Most recently, he was the Director for Field Operations for the North Atlantic Area, headquartered in Philadelphia, and prior to that he was the Director for Field Operations for the mid-states area, based in Dallas.

He began his IRS career in 1974 as a special agent in Columbus, Ohio. He has held increasingly responsible positions as a front-line manager in Dayton, Ohio, senior analyst in Washington, D.C., and assistant special agent in charge in Chicago. He also served as special agent in charge in Springfield, Ill., Chicago and Detroit.

Imhoff has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in Indiana. He is a native of Mansfield, Ohio.

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