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Ian Freeman Faces Jail Over Tax Evasion

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Cage fighter Ian "The Machine" Freeman faced jail last night after failing to pay tax for nearly 12 years.

The 41-year-old won the Cage Rage British Light-Heavyweight Championship last year, has a website where fans can buy his merchandise and has written a book.

Freeman also ran a company promoting cage fights, where rivals are allowed to punch, kick, elbow and wrestle.

But he told the taxman he and his wife lived off her £11,000-a-year wage as a pharmacy assistant.





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Post #1   2/4/09 1:34:43AM   

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Posted by MMAcca

Cage fighter Ian "The Machine" Freeman faced jail last night after failing to pay tax for nearly 12 years.

The 41-year-old won the Cage Rage British Light-Heavyweight Championship last year, has a website where fans can buy his merchandise and has written a book.

Freeman also ran a company promoting cage fights, where rivals are allowed to punch, kick, elbow and wrestle.

But he told the taxman he and his wife lived off her £11,000-a-year wage as a pharmacy assistant.





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Wow that is a long time. I don't think that would have been the case in the U.S. one year alone the IRS would have been all over it.

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Post #2   2/4/09 2:29:14AM   

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Its not really 12 years, its since 2003.

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Post #3   2/4/09 9:59:28AM   

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Tim Geithner and Tom Daschle would be proud of him.

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Posted by scoozna

Tim Geithner and Tom Daschle would be proud of him.



Nice! Be careful this is supposed to be a political free zone.

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Post #5   2/5/09 4:33:55AM