Ex-Fla. Rep. Gets Prison Time For Skipping Tax Returns

Law360, Miami (September 29, 2017, 4:46 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge sentenced former state Rep. Erik Fresen to 60 days in prison on Friday for failing to file seven years' worth of tax returns while serving as a legislator.

In a hearing in Miami, U.S. District Judge Robert N. Scola ordered Fresen to serve 60 days in prison in four 15-day segments, plus one year of probation, according to Fresen's attorney, Jeffrey Neiman of Marcus Neiman & Rashbaum LLP.

Fresen pled guilty in April to not filing his tax return in 2011, when he and his wife made a combined $270,000. Taxes were withheld from his $150,000 income from a...

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