Taxpayers charged with filing false tax returns sought to suppress evidence obtained through the execution of two search warrants based upon alleged deception by the agents. Alternatively, Defendant requested a Franks hearing. See, Franks v. Delaware, 438 U.S. 154 (1978).
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Government obtained an affidavit for a search warrant alleging that a doctor was submitting false billing. The doctor was convicted of tax violations based upon documents obtained during the search. The doctor challenged the search warrant based upon the position that important information was omitted from the search warrant affidavit.
Defendants were charged with tax violations based upon evidence seized during the execution of a search warrant issued for drugs.