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Honolulu police lieutenant charged with multiple tax violations

Honolulu Police Department’ Professional Standards detectives arrested an HPD lieutenant today for alleged tax violations.

The state Department of Taxation issued a news release today, saying that Eric Yiu was charged Monday in Circuit Court for six counts of filing false and fraudulent tax returns for tax years 2011 to 2016.

If convicted, Yiu could face up to a maximum of three years’ imprisonment, or probation and a fine of not more than $100,000 for each count.

HPD, the FBI and the state Attorney General and Taxation departments conducted a joint investigation.

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