Alex Murdaugh charged with two counts of tax evasion
Alex Murdaugh, the previous South Carolina lawyer who’s in jail for all times for the killing of his spouse and son in 2021, was charged with two counts of tax evasion by a state grand jury.
Murdaugh, 54, was discovered responsible within the capturing loss of life of his son and spouse after a high-profile trial concluded final month. The grand jury charged Murdaugh with two counts of tax evasion final Thursday, a courtroom submitting exhibits.
He faces about 100 different costs. The fees vary from claims of extra tax evasion, accusations he stole cash from purchasers as a lawyer, and ran a drug and cash laundering operation. He’s additionally accused of life insurance coverage fraud, scheming to have his buddy kill him and having a life insurance coverage coverage pay $10 million.
The 2 newest costs filed towards Murdaugh come from his 2020 and 2021 tax returns, which prosecutors say present Murdaugh didn’t pay greater than $130,000 in taxes that he was alleged to over the 2 years.
Murdaugh’s trial made nationwide headlines, and the case of the killing of his 52-year-old spouse Maggie and 22-year-old son Paul was on the heart of successful Netflix documentary, “Murdaugh Murders: A Southern Scandal.”
On the trial, during which prosecutors argued Murdaugh killed his household as a result of cascading monetary points after which cleaned up the scene, Murdaugh denied the allegations.
He was convicted in each of the killings and was sentenced to life in jail with out the potential of parole. He’s interesting the convictions. A trial for all of the pending costs has but to be set.
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