Scituate businessman pleads guilty to evading paying $428,700 in federal taxes

PROVIDENCE – A Scituate businessman, who prosecutors say claimed he was not a United States citizen on his tax forms and that his earnings were not taxable, pleaded guilty to tax evasion for not paying a total of $428,745 in income taxes between 2005 and 2016. Billie R. Schofield, 63, admitted Monday before U.S. District…

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