Feb 9, 2018
On today’s show Lynn Espejo joins Felony Friday host John Odermatt to share a shocking story of injustice. Lynn was indicted on wire fraud in 2011 and the charges were dismissed in 2012. She was indicted again in 2014 for wire fraud, money laundering, and tax fraud. During pre-trial a US Attorney was caught hiding evidence and an IRS agent was caught sharing Lynn’s tax returns illegally with her husband’s employer. The US Attorney was removed from my case but no penalty to him or IRS agent for their illegal behavior.
Lynn refused all plea deals and maintains her innocence. She was convicted Feb 2017 of all charges by jury after the judge blocked Lynn from telling the jury about the shredding of all the financial documents. She was sentenced November 2017 to 45 months and was ordered to pay $819K in restitut [...]