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11th Circ. Vacates $1.8M Forfeiture In Tax Return Fraud

Law360, Miami (October 18, 2017, 6:00 PM EDT) -- The Eleventh Circuit vacated a $1.8 million forfeiture judgment on Wednesday against a woman who pled guilty to a tax fraud scheme, citing the U.S. Supreme Court's Honeycutt decision that reined in the government's ability to go after untainted assets of co-conspirators.

The appeals court ordered the district court to reconsider its forfeiture ruling holding defendant Eneshia Carlyle liable for the entire proceeds of the scheme in light of the Honeycutt v. U.S. decision that came out in June. In that decision, the U.S. Supreme Court...
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