Defendants appealed their convictions on tax violations on several grounds including their Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial.
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Defendants were charged with tax violations based upon evidence seized during the execution of a search warrant issued for drugs.
Taxpayer plead guilty to 371 conspiracy charge that the Government asserted involved approximately $2,000,000. However, the Court ordered restitution of $6,457,500 and overruled defendant's objection.
Court found that there was ample evidence that taxpayer conspired to impede the IRS by concealing income by using a non-profit entity and mishandling 1099 forms.