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.
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.