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Fed Panel Considers Wesley Snipes Appeal On Tax Evasion
AP) ^ | Jun 25, 2010 3:30 am US/Pacific | No Byline

Posted on 06/25/2010 5:21:10 AM PDT by BenLurkin

federal appeals panel is considering whether the arrest of actor Wesley Snipes' former financial adviser could pave the way for a new trial on tax evasion charges.

Snipes was convicted and sentenced to three years in prison in 2008, but his attorneys asked the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta to allow a new request to dismiss the movie star's conviction or grant him a new trial.

The motion centers on the arrest of Kenneth Starr, the one-time financial adviser to Snipes and other celebrities.

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TOPICS: TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: irs; snipes; taxes; taxevasion

1 posted on 06/25/2010 5:21:14 AM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: BenLurkin

Bet he called his buddy Barry and he will make it right.


2 posted on 06/25/2010 5:23:18 AM PDT by TheCause ("that these United Colonies are, and of right ought to be, free and independent States")
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