Salesman Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion
According to #CourtDocuments and statements made in court, Ivan Scott “Scott” Butler tried the usual tricks that many #internationalentrepreneurs #expats still think actually work including -
1. not filing tax returns
2. using nominees on corporations to receive his income
3. using precious metals (some given to friends and family for safe keeping)
4. using bank accounts in Switzerland
At sentencing, Butler faces a maximum sentence of five years. Butler also faces a period of supervised release, restitution, and monetary penalties.