Sunday, May 3, 2015
Tax Fraud Conviction Costs Gun Rights Advocate his Firearms
A Milwaukee man who briefly became the face of the nascent concealed carry movement right after he shot an armed robber at grocery retailer in 2012 now has a week to get rid of all his guns.
That's since on Friday, Nazir Al-Mujaahid was discovered guilty of tax fraud, and the felony convictions make it illegal for him to possess a firearm, a consequence his attorney known as "an exceptionally serious punishment" since of his situations.
Susan Roth mentioned her client has been threatened and confronted by relatives of the robber he shot and has ongoing issues for his safety. He plans to appeal Friday's conviction.
Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Timothy Witkowiak, who presided more than the non-jury trial final month, stated he discovered the testimony of 3 law enforcement agents who stated Al-Mujaahid had admitted to filing false returns extra credible than the defendant's denials. He also noted that a lot other circumstantial proof, like computer records, tied Al-Mujaahid to the fraudulent tax returns.