Former Knoxville Lawyer Convicted of Tax Evasion

Former Knoxville lawyer John Threadgill, 69, was convicted of income tax evasion in federal court last week. A jury returned the verdict after a five-day trial. Threadgill now faces up to five years in prison and up to $250,000 in fines. He will be sentenced on March 14, 2013. Several months ago, Threadgill was disbarred and ordered to pay $24,578 in restitution to four former clients. Read more in Knox News