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Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty in tax case, refuses to resign
Rep. Michael Grimm pleads guilty in tax case, refuses to resign

Embattled Republican Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty Tuesday to a single count of tax evasion, but said he would not resign his seat. In a Brooklyn courtroom before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen,  Grimm admitted to aiding in the filing of a false tax return, according to court filings. Grimm was indicted in April on federal charges including mail fraud, wire fraud, tax evasion, employing undocumented workers, and perjury in relation to a Manhattan fast-food restaurant he once co-owned and operated. Grimm admitted that he had made "off the books" payments to employees and under-reported nearly $1 million in gross receipts to the Internal Revenue Service and...

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