Priest to serve 1 day in prison for fibbing to the IRS | News
UPDATE: CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Judgement day for a man of the cloth.
In July, Father Sam Cicconlini pleaded guilty to structuring financial transactions to evade reporting requirements and one count of making and subscribing a false tax return.
The 66-year-old priest was sentenced to one day behind bars, ordered to pay a $350,000 dollar fine and $3.5M in restitution on Wednesday.
Federal officials say in April of 2004, he told the IRS his personal income in 2003 was $101,064 when his actual income was $407,062.
After being released, Cicconlini will be on probation for three years.
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