Economy

August 5, 2011 6:08 PM

California plumber learns it's best just to pay your taxes

Mark DeVries, a plumber from Bakersfield, Calif., defied the tax man. Bad idea. DeVries is now prison-bound, sentenced to 27 months by a federal judge in Fresno, Calif. He's also on the hook for hefty penalties, newly imposed by a Washington-based court.

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