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Embattled Congressman Grimm Says He's Not Going Anywhere

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Republican Congressman pleaded guilty to a federal tax evasion charge, but says he has no plans to resign.

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Operavore

Soprano Montserrat Caballé Charged with Tax Evasion

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Montserrat Caballé, one of the world's best-known sopranos, has been charged with tax evasion for failing to declare 500,000 euros (about $700,000) of concert income.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Scrub-A-Dub-Dub the Web

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Graeme Wood, contributor to New York Magazine and Atlantic Monthly, explains how a college classmate scrubbed his online record clean and the "black-ops" tools available.

 

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Thanksgiving Conversation Starters

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

We run through a few stories that might get the conversation going at your Thanksgiving table. We'll hear from three guests...

  • Tom Moran, columnist for The Star-Ledger, on how some NJ execs avoid taxes.
  • Alice Park, reporter for TIME Magazine, on why anxiety is bad for us...but how it may be good.
  • Stephen Dubner, host of Freakonomics, on the nature of momentum in the NFL.

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Open Phones: Your suggestions for topics you plan to bring up at the dinner table.

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Features

Rapper Ja Rule Sentenced to Prison Time for Tax Evasion

Monday, July 18, 2011

Jeffrey Atkins, better-known as the 35-year-old rapper Ja Rule, was sentenced to 28 months in prison on Monday after admitting to not filing tax returns for five years. The Saddle River, New Jersey native was also ordered to pay over $1.1 million in unpaid taxes on record royalties and live performances.

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