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Income Tax Evasion

SPORTS
January 28, 1995 | ROSS NEWHAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Darryl Strawberry, under terms of a plea bargain with the U.S. Attorney's office, will plead guilty to one felony count of income tax evasion and spend three months in a federal prison after the 1995 season, baseball officials confirmed Friday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 27, 1995
A Norwalk man was sentenced Thursday to 18 months in federal prison for failing to report $308,000 in income for referring accident victims and other clients to a personal injury lawyer. Tommy Choi, 30, was convicted in August after a government crackdown on an underground referral system, know as "capping," that is fueled by lucrative finders fees and cash kickbacks for cappers, doctors and lawyers.
SPORTS
December 9, 1994 | BOB NIGHTENGALE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Dodger outfielder Darryl Strawberry and his agent were indicted Thursday on federal tax-evasion charges, the government alleging that they failed to report more than $500,000 in income from autograph shows and personal appearances. The indictment, handed down by a federal grand jury in White Plains, N.Y., and distributed by the U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 8, 1994 | SUSAN MARQUEZ OWEN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The former mortgage broker to socialite Danny Hernandez was sentenced Monday to two years of probation for bilking the federal government out of almost $85,000 in taxes. Shawn Cassidy, 35, had pleaded guilty in U.S. Federal Court in August to two counts of income tax evasion for lying on his tax forms in 1990 and 1991. Assistant U.S. Atty. Stephen Wolfe, who prosecuted the case, called the crimes "a shame.
NEWS
September 8, 1994
This is with reference to published reports and newspaper articles concerning the indictments of Rep. Walter R. Tucker III (D-Compton) on charges of bribery and income tax evasion. Can we feel the breath of fresh air coming in the open window? I am referring to the fact that there is one opposition candidate to Tucker: Guy Wilson. Wilson is a Libertarian. That statement should tell the readers plenty about him: Libertarians believe that government at all levels is too large, too expensive, woefully inefficient, arrogant, intrusive and downright dangerous in some respects.
NEWS
August 25, 1994
This is with reference to published reports and newspaper articles concerning the indictments of Rep. Walter R. Tucker III (D-Compton) on charges of bribery and income tax evasion. Can we feel the breath of fresh air coming in the open window? I am referring to the fact that there is one opposition candidate to Tucker: Guy Wilson. Wilson is a Libertarian. That statement should tell the readers plenty about him: Libertarians believe that government at all levels is too large, too expensive, woefully inefficient, arrogant, intrusive and downright dangerous in some respects.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 2, 1994 | MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Convicted socialite Danny Hernandez's criminal dealings have claimed a fresh victim: Shawn G. Cassidy, his mortgage broker. Cassidy and Hernandez struck a deal: Cassidy would lie to the Internal Revenue Service and say he paid Hernandez $257,000 in commissions, so that Cassidy could deduct that amount from his taxable income and Hernandez could claim it as income. A former aide to Orange County supervisors Harriett M. Wieder and Roger R. Stanton, Cassidy pleaded guilty Monday in U.S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 29, 1994 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO
A 33-year-old Westlake Village inventor who pleaded guilty in Ventura County Municipal Court to charges of state income tax evasion is scheduled to be sentenced Aug. 5. Blake R. Schwartzman, the co-inventor of the raised plastic ring that protects Swatch watches from scratching, failed to file state tax returns on more than $1 million from 1987 to 1989.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 25, 1994 | MIGUEL BUSTILLO
A 33-year-old inventor pleaded guilty in Ventura County Municipal Court Friday to charges of state income tax evasion after trying to trick authorities into thinking he was living in Texas. Blake R. Schwartzman, the co-inventor of the raised plastic ring that protects Swatch watches from scratching against rough surfaces, failed to file state tax returns on more than $1 million from 1987 to 1989.
OPINION
June 5, 1994
Rep. Dan Rostenkowski is certainly not the first. In fact, 89 members of the House and Senate have been indicted since our nation began. MEMBER/ CHARGE/ DATE CHARGED * FINAL ACTION Carroll Hubbard Obstruction of justice (D-Ky) * Convicted, sentence 1994 pending Larry Smith Income tax and campaign (D-Fla.
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