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Court upholds Rapid City surgeon’s tax evasion conviction

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Rapid City surgeon convicted of trying to cheat the government out of more than $1 million in taxes.

Fifty-six-year-old Edward Picardi, of Sturgis, was accused of …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Court upholds Rapid City surgeon’s tax evasion conviction

January 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of a former Rapid City surgeon convicted of trying to cheat the government out of more than $1 million in taxes.

Fifty-six-year-old Edward Picardi, of Sturgis, was accused of …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Custer doctor must serve 14 months for income tax evasion

December 16, 2013 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — A judge says a 71-yearold South Dakota doctor must serve prison time for income tax evasion.

Dr. Dennis Wicks, of Custer, pleaded guilty earlier to creating at least two fictitious entities to hide his income and personal ass…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sturgis surgeon convicted of income tax fraud, faces prison

October 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) A federal jury has convicted a Rapid City surgeon on 13 felony charges related to income tax evasion.
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Rapid City surgeon on trial for alleged tax evasion

September 19, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Edward Picardi “made a heck of a lot of money and didn’t want to pay his taxes,” the prosecutor told jurors, saying Picardi owes more than $1 million in back taxes. Continue Reading

Sioux Falls businessman charged with tax evasion

July 25, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) The longtime owner of a Sioux Falls sod business faces federal charges that he’s been illegally evading federal income taxes for more than a decade. Continue Reading

Rapid City surgeon’s income tax evasion trial delayed

May 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Edward Picardi is accused of defrauding the Internal Revenue Service out of more than $800,000. Continue Reading

Actor Wesley Snipes begins serving federal prison sentence

December 9, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Actor Wesley Snipes has appeared in dozens of studio films, from “Major League,” “White Men Can’t Jump” and “Demolition Man” in the early 1990s to the blockbuster Blade trilogy. None of which will score him any points at Federal Correctional Institution McKean in northwest Pennsylvania, officials insist. Continue Reading