TUCSON – A federal jury has found a former Tucson resident, Van Raymond Brollini, guilty of tax evasion, corrupt interference with tax administration, and four counts of failure to file a tax return. Brollini’s sentencing is scheduled for January 29, 2020.
According to the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigation unit, the evidence presented at trial showed that Brollini, age 70, a former engineer at National Semiconductor Corporation, willfully evaded payment of taxes from 2002 through 2004 and failed to file a return as required for four consecutive years.
Brollini is facing a maximum penalty of 5 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both. A conviction for corrupt interference with tax administration carries a maximum penalty of 3 years’ imprisonment, a $250,000 fine, or both. A conviction of failure to file carries a maximum penalty of one year imprisonment, a $100,000 fine, or both.