Phoenix Attorney Indicted for Bankruptcy Fraud and Laundering Money
The U.S. Attorney for the District of Arizona announced that on August 29, 2006, a federal grand jury in Phoenix, Ariz. returned a 34- count indictment against a Phoenix attorney, James Joseph Everett, 51, of Paradise Valley, Arizona, for False Declarations in Bankruptcy Proceedings, Bankruptcy Fraud, and Money Laundering. The indictment alleges that, in 2002, Everett made numerous material false declarations in his Chapter 7 bankruptcy filings designed to conceal approximately $500,000 in assets and income from the U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee. The indictment further alleges that Defendant used more than $300,000 in concealed assets to purchase a house in Paradise Valley.
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