A 62-year-old man from Peculiar, Mo., has been found guilty in federal court of evading $259,900 in taxes.
A federal jury in Kansas City on Thursday found Harold R. Stanley guilty of tax evasion and attempting to obstruct or impede internal revenue laws.
He faces a potential sentence of up to eight years in prison. A sentencing date will be set later.
According to evidence presented by prosecutors, Stanley is an electrical engineer who made nearly $1 million working as a consultant from 2005 to 2009.
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He did not file tax returns in 2005 and 2006, prosecutors said. In the years 2007 through 2009, he filed returns but did not submit payment, prosecutors said.