ORANGE COUNTY DISTRICT ATTORNEY PRESS RELEASE
Case # 15HF0303
Date: August 31, 2015
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – A physician was convicted today of tax evasion by failing to file personal and business state income tax returns after he misappropriated $220,000 from a hospital fund that was designated for donations to the Hoag Hospital Foundation. Bruce Allan Hagadorn, 56, Newport Beach, pleaded guilty to eight felony counts of willful failure to file tax return with sentencing enhancements for property damage or loss over $200,000, and aggravated white collar crime over $100,000. He was sentenced to one year in jail, three years formal probation, and paid restitution in full today to the State of California Franchise Tax Board (FTB) for $103,865 and $250,000 to the medical staff of Irvine Regional Hospital.
At the time of the crime, Hagadorn was the Chief of Staff at Irvine Regional Hospital and served as a board member of the Medical Executive Committee. Continue reading