Monday, June 22, 2009

Ellefsens seek new trial

Motions for new trials for Carthage brothers Brian and Mark Ellefsen have been filed in U. S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri.

A jury found Brian Ellefsen, a doctor, guilty of conspiracy to defraud the U. S and three counts of making false tax returns on May 15, following a seven-day trial. Mark Ellefsen, an accountant, was found guilty of conspiracy to defraud the United States and three counts of aiding or assisting false tax returns.

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