Convicted Tax Cheat Profits from Bay Area Nursing Homes

On Friday, August 22, 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the conviction of Jack Easterday, a Bay Area nursing home operator, who was sentenced to 30 months in prison and ordered to pay $8.7 million in restitution for failing to pay millions in payroll taxes withheld from the checks of his employees.