Disgraced Democrat, Mel Reynolds, has been charged with failing to file his taxes for 4 years.
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Reynolds, 63, failed to file income tax returns between 2009 and 2012, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Each count carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison and a $250,000 fine, according to prosecutors. Reynolds was indicted Thursday, and it was announced Friday morning.
Reynolds sought Jesse Jackson Jr.’s U.S. House seat in 2012. He had been elected to the office in 1992 but left in 1995 after news broke that he’d had an affair with an underage campaign volunteer [Emphasis added]. The one-time Rhodes Scholar was convicted of bank fraud while serving time for the sex offense, but President Bill Clinton pardoned him and Reynolds was released in 2001. [READ MORE…]