DENVER (AP) – The father of Colorado’s Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights is awaiting word on whether he’ll go prison after being convicted of evading taxes.
Douglas Bruce was to be sentenced Monday afternoon for felony charges including evading state taxes, filing a false return and failing to file a tax return between 2005 and 2010.READ MORE: 'If Roots Don't Get Moisture, They Die': Experts Say To Water Landscaping As Colorado Faces Abnormal Warm And Dry Spell
He faces up to 12 years in prison.READ MORE: Booking Booster Shots Proves Challenging For Some Coloradans
Bruce was convicted of hiding millions of dollars in a sham charity prosecutors said he set up to avoid taxes.
Bruce, a former state lawmaker, said state officials went after him for promoting smaller government.MORE NEWS: Denver Police Prepare To Protect The More Than 100,000 People Expected Downtown For Parade Of Lights
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