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• The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that “a former executive for RJR Nabisco and two principals at an advertising agency have been convicted of … conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service.” Douglas J. Haase, former director for customer marketing for Nabisco’s account with Wal-Mart Stores, and Michael Cragan and Michelle Cragan, of Cragan, Campellone and Associates, conspired to have the Cragans create fake invoices for personal expenses incurred by Haase; the result was that Haase failed to pay taxes on more than $1.5 million in income between 1999 and 2003. Sentencing for the three convicted felons has not been determined.
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