3rd Circ. Upholds Ex-Cozen Atty's 6 Years For Tax Fraud

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Friday upheld the conviction of a former Cozen O'Connor real estate partner who allegedly ran a tax evasion scam and defrauded the firm out of at least $290,000 in client fees, saying the conviction was sufficiently supported by evidence.

Charles Naselsky, who was convicted of two counts of tax evasion and three counts of wire fraud, amongst other charges, said the federal government failed to establish that he had a specific intent to defraud on the wire fraud claims, but the appeals...
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