September 20, 2018

Carole Swan

A Maine Woman’s Illiteracy Will Be a ‘Fact of Significance’ in Her Tax Fraud Case

Not having a firm grasp on taxes is rarely an acceptable defense for committing tax-related crimes. HOWEVER, a woman in Maine is employing a slightly different angle for her defense: Carole Swan testified Wednesday during a suppression hearing in U.S. District Court in Bangor that she’s basically illiterate. Swan’s inability to read much more than names […]