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Arkansas postal uniform maker sentenced to two years in prison for failure to pay employee payroll taxes

Fort Smith, AR – Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced today that Eric De Priest, age 47, of Marshall, Arkansas, was sentenced Monday to serve 24 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release and ordered to pay a total of $284,736.30 in restitution for his conviction on one felony count of Willful Failure to Pay Over Payroll Taxes. The Honorable P.K. Holmes III presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fort Smith. Continue reading