'Brother Jerry Love' Gets 13 Years For $100M Tax Scam

Law360, New York (November 7, 2013, 7:35 PM EST) -- A Kansas City, Mo., man also known as "Brother Jerry Love" pled guilty on Thursday to operating a tax scheme spanning eight states that almost netted him $100 million in fraudulent tax refunds, according to a U.S. attorney's office.

Over 44 co-conspirators assisted the admitted ringleader, Gerald A. Poynter II, making this the largest federal false claims case ever prosecuted in Missouri, the U.S. attorney's office said. Under the terms of his plea agreement, the fraudster will be sentenced to 13 years in federal prison and...
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