TV show led to fraudster
LOS ANGELES: California tax officials say an interior designer’s false disability claim was uncovered when he was spotted on a home improvement television show.
Fifty-six -year-old Ronald Hunt of Los Angeles was sentenced to 200 hours of community service and ordered to pay more than $180 000 (nearly R1.4 million) in restitution, unpaid taxes and fines.
He pleaded guilty to two felony counts of fraud. – Sapa-AP