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I signed a gov. form to rollover my tsp retirement to Ira i

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I signed a gov. form to rollover my tsp retirement to Ira i lied
& said I'm not married in order not to tie up the process
I'm I in a lot of trouble?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Legal Professional replied 6 years ago.

You lied on the form, so you could be prosecuted for the lie... The problem is, how do you correct the problem without drawing attention to the misstatement? You probably would risk probation at worst.

I would get a local lawyer if you feel compelled to come forward... Sometimes correcting such a mistake is best done with a lawyers help.. The lawyer can correct the mistake, without a direct statement from you...
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Customer: replied 6 years ago.
yeah like any gov. form to the best of my knowledge this statement is true
any misrepentation could result in 10,000 dollars fine or 5 years impriswonment
or both I only have 10,000 dollars in the Tsp account. so if they find out
usually just probation?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
So if it does go to trial what is the least they could do for this?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
somebody answer me
Expert:  Legal Professional replied 6 years ago.
It would be a plea bargain.... those are the maximum penalties..
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
what is a plea bargain usally mean ^ And if they find out do thery usually push it.