Maine elver fisherman to serve 90 days for dodging income tax

elver eelAn elver fisherman from Waldoboro will serve 90 days in jail after pleading guilty to failing to file income tax reports for years in which he earned more than $370,000 harvesting the tiny eels. Paul L. Griffin Jr., 44, was sentenced Monday in Lincoln County Superior Court to 364 days in jail with all but 90 days suspended, and one year of administrative release, according to a release from Maine Attorney General Janet Mills. Griffin was the third person accused of not disclosing elver fishing income to be sentenced in the past two years, there are half a dozen similar cases pending. Read the rest here 13:20

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