Ex-Jenkens Atty Admits Role In $100M Tax Shelter Fraud

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 2:33 PM EDT) -- A lawyer formerly with defunct Dallas firm Jenkens & Gilchrist PC pled guilty Thursday in New York federal court to helping wealthy clients evade taxes in a wide-ranging scheme that defrauded the government of more than $100 million.

Donna Guerin, 52, agreed to forfeit $1.6 million and plead guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government and one count of tax evasion. She was released on $500,000 bond and faces up to 10 years in prison at her sentencing Jan. 11. She was convicted...
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