FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 11, 2001
Daniel C. Rodriguez, Assistant U. S. Attorney
(HOUSTON) U. S. Attorney Gregory A. Serres announced today that Johnny Ray Farris, Sr., age 62, of Houston, Texas, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Kenneth M. Hoyt to making false statements on his 1994 income tax return and failing to file an individual tax return for income earned in 1995.
The maximum statutory sentence the defendant
faces, is up to four years confinement and/or up to $350,000
in fines, together with the costs of prosecution. Judge Hoyt
set Mr. Farris' sentence hearing for January 2, 2002.