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Federal jury convicts Spicer man of tax evasion

MINNEAPOLIS -- A federal jury in Minneapolis Th convicted a 71-year-old Spicer man of evading federal income taxes in 2002 and 2003. Robert Goris was found guilty of two counts of tax evasion following an eight-day trial. He was indicted on April 15, 2009.

According to evidence presented at trial, Goris evaded more than $830,000 in income taxes for tax years 2002 and 2003, despite receiving income of more than $3.5 million in 2002 and income of more than $400,000 in 2003, said Jeanne Cooney, director of community relations for the U.S. District Attorney's Office.

Read more on this story Saturday in the West Central Tribune

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