Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Douglas Bruce found guilty in tax fraud case

Posted by on Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 1:59 PM

Douglas Bruce: guilty of tax evasion

Douglas Bruce, author of the Taxpayer's Bill of Rights as well as a former state legislator and El Paso County commissioner, has been found guilty this afternoon in Denver of charges related to tax evasion, according to media reports and tweets from the courtroom.

The charges included filing a false return, evading state taxes, attempting to influence a public servant and failing to file returns between 2005 and 2010.

Bruce has been ordered to give up his passport, and he must report for sentencing on Feb. 13.

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