8th Circ. Affirms Surgeon's 5-Year Tax Fraud Sentence

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 4:07 PM EST) -- The Eighth Circuit upheld a five-year prison sentence for a South Dakota surgeon who allegedly dodged over $1 million in taxes by parking his money in offshore accounts, saying Friday there was no proof the lower court had erred by blocking certain evidence.

Dr. Edward J.S. Picardi, who was found guilty on 13 counts, argued that a South Dakota federal court violated his federal rights when it replaced two jurors with alternates during the proceeding, excluded evidence he sought to introduce, and limited testimony from one...
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Case Information

Case Title

United States v. Edward J.S. Picardi

Case Number



Appellate - 8th Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

May 10, 2013

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