Supreme Court Cans Lawyer's Tax Conviction Appeal

Law360, New York (March 3, 2014, 5:18 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to consider whether the Sixth Circuit wrongly upheld an Ohio lawyer's conviction for allegedly operating a tax fraud scheme in which he paid $107 in federal income tax over 11 years by hiding his income in phony trusts.

The high court denied a petition for certiorari filed by Aristotle “Rick” Matsa, leaving in place an October ruling that upheld Matsa's conviction and quashed his claims that a reversal was necessary because his attorney was improperly removed. The Supreme Court...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.