In today’s you gotta be kidding me news..
Facing a three year jail sentence for tax evasion, Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers is asking President George W. Bush for some slack.
Last September he was convicted of five counts of income tax evasion.
With millions of dollars in assets, he declared bankruptcy after the IRS seized his yacht, cars and other property. Prosecutors accused him of not paying taxes in 1997, 2001 and making a partial payment in 2002. Some details of the case involved him having money in hard to find accounts and depositing his deceased brother’s royalty checks, without reporting the income, and using them to partially fund the Mr. Big lifestyle.more..