Ex-Fuel Exec Wants Justices To Review Tax Evasion Sentence

Law360 (November 19, 2020, 5:00 PM EST) -- A former recycling tech company CEO has asked the Supreme Court to review a recent D.C. Circuit order that affirmed his four-year prison sentence for tax evasion and an order that he pay nearly $5 million restitution.

In a 24-page petition for certiorari filed last week and made public Wednesday, Michael Sang Han — the former owner of Envion Inc., sentenced in October 2018 — argued that his case presents an opportunity for the Supreme Court to resolve a longstanding circuit split regarding the proper test for distinguishing taxable income and non-taxable loans.

A jury had found Han guilty in May...

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