It has been long recognized that a criminal statute that is ambiguous and capable of being interpreted to apply to more than one set of conduct, should be applied in a fashion that is narrower in scope.
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A citizen of the United Kingdom held a green card in the United States. He was indicted for not filing U.S. income tax returns and FBARs. The taxpayer challenged the constitutionality of the indictment.
Which Federal Sentencing Guidelines Apply to a Section 7212 Violation of the Internal Revenue Code for Obstruction of Justice?