Feds Predict Attacks On Witnesses In Tax Fraud Case

Law360, New York (January 27, 2011, 6:30 PM EST) -- Prosecutors have said they should be able to rebut expected attacks on taxpayer witnesses in a potential trial of former Jenkens & Gilchrist LLP lawyers and other professionals accused of helping wealthy clients cheat on their taxes.

The government said it anticipated such attacks in a memorandum filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, noting that taxpayer witnesses they might call could include members of a class action against some of the defendants.

Prosecutors said in the filing that...
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