Space Entrepreneur Walt Anderson Arrested for Tax Evasion

Telecommunications Entrepreneur Walter Anderson Indicted and Arrested in $200 million Tax Evasion Case, DOJ

"The Justice Department, the Internal Revenue Service and the District of Columbia's Office of Tax and Revenue, jointly announced the indictment and arrest of Walter Anderson, a local telecommunications entrepreneur, on tax evasion and related charges."

Telecom Mogul Held in Tax Case, Washington Post

"The article said his apartment had a painting based on a Smashing Pumpkins lyric, "I'm still just a rat in a cage." The story said Anderson viewed the Earth as his cage and that, as a child, he dreamed of leaving it."

Entrepreneur accused of biggest-ever tax scam, NBC

"The Justice Department today filed its biggest personal tax evasion case ever, accusing the man who once tried to rescue the Russian space station Mir, Walter Anderson, of failing to pay more than $200 million in personal income taxes by stashing income in offshore bank accounts."

Telecom Executive Accused of Evading $210 Million in Taxes, NY Times

"Mr. Anderson was arrested at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Saturday afternoon after a flight from Europe, Kenneth L. Wainstein, the United States Attorney for the District of Columbia, said at a news briefing today."

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