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Pro Golfer Jim Thorpe Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion After Earning $5.4 Million

Jim Thorpe/photo

Jim Thorpe/photo

That’s a whole lot of money not to pay taxes on. If he goes off to prison, who knows? He may find a lot of golf enthusiasts among the Ponzi schemers, embezzlers, crooked politicians and doctors convicted of health care fraud.

By Reuters
MIAMI — American golfer Jim Thorpe, a 13-time winner on the senior Champions Tour, pleaded guilty to tax evasion on Tuesday and faces up to two years in prison and a fine totaling more than $4 million, authorities said.

Thorpe, 60, of Heathrow, Florida, pleaded guilty to two counts of failure to pay income taxes for 2002, 2003 and 2004, a period when his income totaled about $5.4 million, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Orlando said.

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Trial of Heavily Armed Tax-Evading N.H. Couple Begins

Remember these two? They may be in jail right now for their previous tax evasion convictions, but the government wants them there for much

By The Associated Press
CONCORD, N.H. – A retired exterminator and his dentist wife held hands and talked in court Tuesday as a prosecutor called them dangerous anti-government radicals and their lawyers said it was reasonable for them to fear for their lives.

Ed and Elaine Brown face minimum 30-year prison sentences if convicted of federal weapons and conspiracy charges stemming from a nine-month standoff with law enforcement at their Plainfield home in 2007.

Prosecutors say the mountaintop concrete castle was protected by an arsenal of homemade bombs, booby traps and semiautomatic assault-type rifles intended to kill anyone trying to arrest them.

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