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Thu Dec 22, 2011, 12:32 PM

Colorado's biggest asshole, Douglas Bruce, convicted of tax evasion.



http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_19597660


Douglas Bruce convicted of tax evasion, faces prison time

A policymaker and perpetual gadfly who spent decades successfully advocating for fewer taxes now faces years in prison for failing to pay his own.

State prosecutors convinced a Denver jury that Douglas Bruce used a small-government charity he founded to hide millions of dollars from the state taxman, pocketing interest and using the funds to further his political agenda.

After four hours of deliberation, jurors Wednesday convicted Bruce on four counts, the most serious of which carries a penalty of up to six years in prison and $500,000 in fines.

Throughout a contentious, eight-day trial, prosecutors presented jurors with a dizzying array of Bruce's unconventional business transactions, loans to himself and land deals that occurred over a five-year period starting in 2004.

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Reply Colorado's biggest asshole, Douglas Bruce, convicted of tax evasion. (Original post)
backscatter712 Dec 2011 OP
fizzgig Dec 2011 #1
likesmountains 52 Dec 2011 #2
Democrats_win Dec 2011 #3
ZenLefty Dec 2011 #4
ZenLefty Feb 2012 #5
jis6255xe Feb 2012 #6
guardian Mar 2012 #7

Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Thu Dec 22, 2011, 02:32 PM

1. hahahahahaha

hahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha

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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Mon Dec 26, 2011, 11:07 AM

2. Amen. Hope they can finally lock him up.

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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Wed Dec 28, 2011, 01:06 PM

3. Yes!

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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Thu Dec 29, 2011, 01:56 PM

4. About damn time.

He chose to defend himself rather than hire an attorney. I hope his foot gets sore from kicking himself in the butt over how stupid he was to do that.

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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Mon Feb 13, 2012, 05:43 PM

5. 180 days in jail, 6 years probation

http://www.denverpost.com/breakingnews/ci_19955019

He deserved a lot more time than that. But at least once he gets out of jail I can, and always will, refer to this dick as "the ex-convict doug bruce".

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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Tue Feb 21, 2012, 09:46 PM

6. nm

 

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Response to backscatter712 (Original post)

Fri Mar 9, 2012, 04:36 PM

7. hahahahahahaha

 

Met D. Bruce in person once. What an asshole.

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