Roger Stone ‘funded lavish lifestyle’ despite owing $2m in taxes, US lawsuit says

Roger Stone ‘funded lavish lifestyle’ despite owing $2m in taxes, US lawsuit says

The Guardian

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US justice department accuses Trump ally and Republican operative of using a commercial entity to hide income

The US Department of Justice has sued Roger Stone, saying the close ally of former president Donald Trump owes about $2m in unpaid federal income taxes, according to a court document.

The civil lawsuit, filed in federal court in Florida on Friday, alleged that Stone and his wife, Nydia, used a commercial entity to “shield their personal income from enforced collection and fund a lavish lifestyle despite owing nearly $2m in unpaid taxes, interest and penalties”.

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