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Former New York Knick Acquitted in Federal Tax Evasion Trial

Sept. 24, 2021, 9:31 PM

Randolph Morris, a former NBA player and McDonald’s All-American, was found not guilty by a federal court of 11 tax evasion and wire fraud charges tied to $13 million he made playing professionally in China.

The U.S. District Court for Kentucky, Eastern District on Thursday acquitted Randolph of defrauding the federal government out of taxes on salary he earned playing for the Beijing Ducks between 2010 and 2017.

More: A jury rejected the government’s argument that Morris knowingly declined to report his Chinese income. The case hinged on a FaceTime ...

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