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Minnesota Court of Appeals affirms Beattie's tax fraud conviction, sentencing


Arguing insufficient evidence to support his convictions, Ronald W. Beattie sought relief from the Minnesota Court of Appeals.

Monday, the court affirmed Beattie’s conviction on tax evasion and determined the district court acted within its discretion in sentencing.

Beattie, 46, appealed his 35 counts of felony failure to file returns for or pay income, business withholding and sales taxes. He argued insufficient evidence to support his convictions.

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