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Ex-Seyfarth Atty Slams DOJ Allegations Of Tax Fraud

Law360 (December 22, 2010, 1:19 PM EST) -- A Chicago tax lawyer and former Seyfarth Shaw LLP partner has hit back against government allegations that he used distressed Brazilian debt to illegally lower his customers’ reported income and rack up more than $370 million in sham tax deductions.

In a motion to dismiss filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, John E. Rogers, who is representing himself, argued that the U.S. Department of Justice’s complaint fails to state a claim for relief and lacks details on the alleged...
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