UK Lawyer Gets 20 Months For Decade Of Dodging US Taxes

Law360, New York (November 20, 2018, 5:56 PM EST) -- A Manhattan federal judge sentenced English lawyer Michael Little to 20 months in prison Tuesday for helping the children of a deceased investor dodge taxes on their $14 million inheritance over a decade and for failing to pay his own taxes, ruling also that the former Royal Marine lied as he testified in his own defense.

U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel ordered Little, 68, to report to federal prison on Feb. 19. The sentence came in well below a request by prosecutors for a prison term in the range of 10 to 12 years as contemplated by official guidelines....

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