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Ian Freeman Spared Jail for Tax Evasion

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A former ultimate fighting champion facing sentencing for tax fraud broke down in tears today when he heard a friend describe in court his charity work helping his terminally ill son.



Ian Freeman - dubbed The Machine by ultimate fighting fans - sobbed as David Scott told how he had helped his son Lewis, who is dying from cancer.



Freeman was before Newcastle Crown Court to be sentenced for a three-year tax fraud.









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Post #1   3/4/09 1:46:48AM   

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wtf has charity work gotta do with tax evasion? i pay my taxes so should he

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There are some priceless quotes in this article:

On jailing Freeman:
"It will be quite catastrophic for his wife, his family and the community at large."

On Freeman entering false information on a loan application:
"I knew it was naughty but when you want the house of your dreams, you know," he said.


..but he helped some/a lot of people so I guess the judge decided to be lenient.

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Fxck taxes! Everyone should protest that Bullshxt

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Posted by scoozna

There are some priceless quotes in this article:

On jailing Freeman:
"It will be quite catastrophic for his wife, his family and the community at large."




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Post #5   3/11/09 1:58:08PM