Anti-Tax Crusader Douglas Bruce Facing New Battle

By  | 

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Anti-tax crusader Douglas Bruce faces another legal challenge after a complaint was filed that he illegally practiced law.

Bruce has until June 15 to respond to a Colorado Supreme Court order demanding he show cause why he should not be kept from practicing law, according to Law Week of Colorado, a publication for lawyers.

Bruce already faces possible jail time over tax evasion charges filed in Denver District Court. The most serious charge carries a fine of $500,000 or up to six years in prison.

Bruce told the Colorado Springs Gazette on Sunday that he has no law office, collected no fee, and never impersonated a lawyer.

The complaint accused Bruce of offering legal support to supporters of a city charter initiative that was never put on the ballot.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)



 
Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus