U.S. Appellate Court Affirms Extradition, Conviction of Tax Fraud Leader

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Thursday, March 1, 2007
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
23
Issue: 
3
82
Abstract: 
On December 28, 2006, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed in part and remanded in part the tax-crime related conviction of Keith E. Anderson and his extradition from Costa Rica. Anderson appealed his convictions and sentence for conspiracy to defraud the U.S., conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, aiding and assisting the filing of materially false income tax returns, mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy to commit money laundering, and international money laundering. Anderson was sentenced to twenty years in prison, three years of supervised release, and monetary penalties ... [more]