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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jul 26, 2012

The Tennessee Supreme Court disbarred Sumner County attorney John Pierce Brownlee Jr. earlier this month for participating in a fraudulent business that encouraged clients to avoid paying taxes. Now news has surfaced that Brownlee’s clientele included action movie superstar Wesley Snipes, who is currently serving a three-year prison sentence for failure to file income tax returns. Brownlee was convicted in January 2008 for conspiring to defraud and interfere with the Internal Revenue Service, which caused tax losses of up to $10 million. The Tennesseam has more