It sounded like the 51 months was more because he perjured himself several times during the trial. I guess it would be worthwhile to look at the actual trial and see how they say he did that before deciding whether the sentence was too harsh.iGary said:51 months is a bit much. It's scary what the government can do to you if you get in trouble with taxes, folks. Seriously gestapo-type scary.
How expensive is it to "host" someone in prison for 51 months? And to run the trial (both in direct costs and indirect ones due to lost jury labor)?jessica. said:Not at all. How hard is it to obey the law?
So you have never, ever broken a law? I don't know how old you are, but most people break a few laws. Speeding, drinking/smoking underage, smoke pot, etc.jessica. said:Not at all. How hard is it to obey the law?
The difference between me not paying taxes on a $50 I get for christmas and not paying taxes on a $1,000,000 prize is quite a large jump.njmac said:Everything you sell or get as gifts might be taxable, have you checked the tax law on that?
We consider perjury to be pretty major.ipacmm said:I guess he set him self up for this, but still I think 51 months is a lot for something not that major compared to killing someone or really causing true damage to someone....but welcome to America....