Manhattan federal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told Sulaiman Abu Ghaith Thursday that he should consult another attorney before deciding whether to let Stanley Cohen continue representing him.
A human trafficking survivor joined U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) Saturday to advocate for a bill that would send the IRS after pimps and traffickers for tax evasion, and provide aid and protection to survivors.
Under terms of her plea agreement, the eight-time Grammy winning singer will spend the next three months under home confinement.
Hill, 38, was sentenced in May to three months in jail for tax evasion. She will also serve an additional three months of home confinement following her release.
Rapper “Fat Joe” was sentenced to four months in prison in New Jersey Monday, after admitting he failed to file federal income taxes.
The 37-year-old rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, left a state prison in central New York in February after serving most of his two-year sentence for illegal gun possession, going straight into federal custody in a tax evasion case.
Lauryn Hill’s attorney said the Grammy-winning singer has paid her overdue taxes ahead of her scheduled sentencing for tax evasion.
Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty last June to failing to pay taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007.
Disgraced former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. is finally going to jail for using money from his Bronx health clinics to fund a lavish lifestyle.
Some charges were left unresolved by the jury when Espada was found guilty in Brooklyn Federal Court in May. The jury deadlocked on one count against him and on all charges against his son.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The federal judge in former New York State Senator Pedro Espada, Jr.’s upcoming tax evasion trial has warned prosecutors against causing any more delays in the case. U.S. District Judge William […]
Hill was charged earlier this month with failing to file income tax returns for several years with the Internal Revenue Service.
A New Jersey psychic is facing theft, money laundering and tax-evasion charges after several victims said she conned them out of hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Federal prosecutors say Hill earned more than $1.6 million during the three years that she failed to file returns. Prosecutors say her primary source of income is royalties from the recording and film industries.
A New Jersey priest faced a judge in court on Tuesday to learn his punishment after he spent donations from parishioners on fancy vacations, a car and even a boat, prosecutors said.