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Date: 09-13-2022

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United States of America v. David Felt

Case Number: 4:21-cr-00155

Judge: Andrew Hanen

Court: United States District Court for the District of Texas (Harris County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office

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Description: Houston, Texas criminal law lawyer represented Defendant charged with:
Tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud.

Felt admitted that he willfully evaded payment of income taxes he owed for 1986-87 and 1994-98.

He further admitted he received over $4 million in income during 2004-14, none of which was paid towards the owed taxes. Felt falsely stated he had no significant assets or income and had no ownership in any businesses.

In addition, he also admitted he acted as a disbursing agent for a debtor in a bankruptcy case. He testified in 2017 that he would not pay insiders from the estate of the debtor while the debtor paid creditors. However, as part of his plea, he admitted he filed monthly accounting reports for the debtor in 2019 containing payments to insiders, including himself, from the estate of the debtor.



Outcome: Sentenced to the custody of the BOP for a term of 18 months as to Count 1S and 7S to run concurrently for a total of 18 months; 7 months SRT as to Count 1S and 7S to run concurrently for a total of 7 months SRT; fine waived; $200 SA; restitution in the amount of $250,000.00.

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