Case Detail
CitationUnited States v. Nogueras-Cartagena, 172 F.Supp.2d 296 (D.P.R. 2001)
CrimeNon-violent, other
StateAL
Pros. First NameGuillermo
Pros. Last NameGil
FederalYes
Trial YearUKN
BodyTrial court
OpinionProsecution brought charges against the defendant for tax fraud but learned two witnesses into trial that the defendant had previously filed an appeal challenging the IRS's findings that he owed taxes, and thus made it impossible to prove that there had been criminal intent to evade tax payments. The District Court decried the government for "grossly negligent" handling of the case and referred it to the Office of Professional Responsibility.
Determination YearUKN
Misconduct TypeT
C/S EffectDismissal
Pros. Misc. ReportedYes
SanctionsUKN
Sanction TypeUKN
Web linkhttp://www.leagle.com/decision/2001468172FSupp2d296_1446