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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Iowa

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 19, 2015

Eugene, Oregon Man Sentenced on Tax Charge

DES MOINES, IA – On February 18, 2015, Jackie Pieter Boer, age 67, of Eugene, Oregon, was sentenced to nine months imprisonment by Judge Robert W. Pratt, for failing to file a tax return for the year 1984, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt.

Boer was originally indicted in the Southern District of Iowa in 1989, but failed to appear at his scheduled initial appearance and arraignment. For nearly twenty-five years, Boer was a fugitive, until he voluntarily contacted the United States Attorney’s Office to resolve his outstanding case. In addition to a nine month prison sentence, Boer was sentenced to one year of supervised release following his imprisonment. A $25,000 fine was also imposed.

This case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, and prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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