Cigarette Exec Sentenced in Tax Evasion Case

Who:  Maurice Goulet, former North Carolinian now living in Idaho, owner of several cigarette-related businesses.

What:  Pleaded guilty of tax evasion; failed to file personal taxes for nearly a decade

Consequences:  6 months home confinement, one year supervised release, and must pay IRS $170,717 in restitution.  He probably go off easy.

Other:  Goulet purchased two motor homes and a vehicle with business funds. He also used false identification numbers on bank accounts.

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