Jury Clears Construction Biz Owner In Retrial On Tax Charges

Law360, New York (November 18, 2015, 9:46 PM EST) -- The Second Circuit’s rare decision to back a federal court ruling ordering a new trial panned out for a construction company owner who was previously found to have willfully filed false tax returns when a New York federal jury acquitted him on all charges Tuesday.

The jury found Tomas Olazabal not guilty on two charges of filing false tax returns after less than two hours of deliberation, reversing a March 2014 conviction he successfully countered later that year with a Rule 33 motion for a new trial based on concerns about the testimony of a government witness and other issues. Federal...

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