tax evasion

Courtroom sketch of defense attorney Stanley Cohen and Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Keeps Convicted Felon Attorney For Sentencing Phase

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.

05/01/2014

Rep. Carolyn Maloney (credit: 1010 WINS/Juliet Papa)

Rep. Maloney Pushes Bill That Would Send IRS Against Human Traffickers

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.

03/22/2014

Lauryn Hill departs the court on May 6, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. Hill pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in June 2012 for failure to pay federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005-2007. (credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Attorney: Singer Lauryn Hill Released From Conn. Prison

Under terms of her plea agreement, the eight-time Grammy winning singer will spend the next three months under home confinement.

10/04/2013

Lauryn Hill departs the court on May 6, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. Hill pleaded guilty to tax evasion charges in June 2012 for failure to pay federal taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005-2007. (credit: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Lauryn Hill Checks Into Prison For Sentence In Tax Evasion Case

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.

07/08/2013

Fat Joe

4 Months In Prison For ‘Fat Joe’ For Tax Evasion

Rapper “Fat Joe” was sentenced to four months in prison in New Jersey Monday, after admitting he failed to file federal income taxes.

06/24/2013

Rapper Ja Rule (file/credit: Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

Report: Rapper Ja Rule Out Of New York State Prison, Under Home Confinement

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.

05/07/2013

Lauryn Hill (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images for Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame)

Singer Lauryn Hill Hit With Jail Time For Tax Evasion

Lauryn Hill’s attorney said the Grammy-winning singer has paid her overdue taxes ahead of her scheduled sentencing for tax evasion.

05/06/2013

Lauryn Hill (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images for Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame)

Grammy-Winning Singer Lauryn Hill Faces Sentencing In Tax Evasion Case

Lauryn Hill pleaded guilty last June to failing to pay taxes on $1.8 million earned from 2005 to 2007.

04/22/2013

Pedro Espada

Former Sen. Pedro Espada Pleads Guilty To Tax Fraud

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.

10/12/2012

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Pedro Espada Expected To Plead Guilty To Remaining Charge In Embezzlement Case

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.

10/11/2012

Former State Senator Pedro Espada Jr. (credit: CBS 2)

Disgraced Former New York State Senator’s Tax Evasion Trial Gets Start Date

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 […]

08/26/2012

Lauryn Hill (credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images for Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame)

Rapper, Singer Lauryn Hill Pleads Guilty In Newark To Tax Evasion

Hill was charged earlier this month with failing to file income tax returns for several years with the Internal Revenue Service.

06/29/2012

Paula Lee (Credit: Morris County Prosecutor's Office)

New Jersey Psychic Accused Of Conning 5 Clients Out Of Over $331,000

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.

06/21/2012

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Rapper, Singer Lauryn Hill Faces Federal Tax Charges

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.

06/07/2012

Monsignor Patrick Brown (left) leaves court with his attorney after being sentenced to five months in prison for tax evasion and alleged misuse of parish funds. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Priest Sentenced For Alleged Misuse Of Parish Funds

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.

04/26/2011

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