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Archives July 26, 2016
Court Finds Evidence Sufficient to Sustain Tax Conviction in Loss of Income Insurance Policy Scheme
Defendants and one co-defendant were convicted by a jury in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas of charges stemming from their tax-fraud conspiracy. Defendants appealed and claimed that their Rule 29 motion due to insufficient evidence should have been granted.