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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.


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Rapper Ja Rule Pleads Guilty To Tax Evasion In NJ

The platinum-selling rapper admitted to not paying taxes on more than $3 million in income earned between 2004 and 2006.


Andrew Stein seen leaving Manhattan Federal Court after sentencing (Photo: Juliet Papa)

Ex-City Council President Stein Avoids Jail Time In Tax Case

A judge has decided that a once-prominent New York City politician can serve 500 hours of community service rather than jail time for income tax evasion.


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Prosecutors: Ex-NY Senator Could Face Tax Charges

Already charged in a federal fraud indictment, the former New York state Senate Democratic leader and his son could also soon be facing charges of tax evasion.


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Ex-NY Sen. Leibell Admits To Tax Evasion

Ex-Sen. Vincent Leibell admitted in court Monday that he tried to influence a grand jury investigating corruption in Putnam County.