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Movie Producer Arraigned on Charges
Of Fraudulent Film Tax Credit Applications

Dec. 12, 2011, 5:00 AM

BOSTON—A California-based movie director was arraigned Dec. 9 in state court in Massachusetts for allegedly obtaining $4.7 million in fraudulent film tax credits by claiming inflated expenses for two movies filmed on Cape Cod.

Daniel Adams was arraigned in Boston Municipal Court on charges of making a false claim against the state and larceny of over $250. Adams had been arrested Dec. 8 by state police.

Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley (D) said in a statement Dec. 9 that her office alleges that Adams “knowingly defrauded taxpayers by lying about his production costs with the purpose of generating funding for ...