View Full Version : Yet another democrook tax scandal!

06-23-2011, 03:15 AM
<div class="ubbcode-block"><div class="ubbcode-header">Quote:</div><div class="ubbcode-body">With his wife still under house arrest until August, U.S. Rep. John F. Tierney will be going stag to Friday night’s major Women Taking the Lead for Tierney fund-raiser, spokesmen for the couple confirmed yesterday.

Patrice Tierney is listed on the host committee of the annual $100-a-plate cocktail party to take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Danvers. But Jennifer Flagg, spokesman for the Salem Democrat’s convict wife, told the Herald, “Mrs. Tierney is definitely not attending the event.

“She wouldn’t do anything to step out of the terms of her probation.”

Michael Goldman, a spokesman for John Tierney, 59, said the congressman will attend, and the nod to his wife of 14 years was strictly a formality.

Patrice Tierney, 60, pleaded guilty in January to aiding and abetting the filing of false tax returns by her brother, Robert Eremian, a fugitive from federal charges of racketeering, illegal gambling, money laundering and witness tampering.

The petite jewelry designer completed a monthlong prison stretch on March 15 and is now on two years’ supervised release — the first five months of which she’s confined to her home, though not on a GPS bracelet.

The scandal hasn’t scared deep-pocketed donors away from her husband, who has held his office since 1997. Judson Reis, president of Gorton’s Seafoods, Endicott College president Richard Wylie and historic Hawthorne Hotel owner Michael J. Harrington all contributed in recent months, according to Federal Election Commission records.

Patrice Tierney, whose mother died May 30 at age 87, is “doing the best she can under the circumstances,” Flagg said. “She’s a remarkably strong and resilient woman.” </div></div>
It seems that paying taxes is for fly over bubbas seems to be a democrook core belief. (http://www.bostonherald.com/news/politics/view/2011_0622house_arrest_keeps_tierneys_wife_from_rep s_fund-raiser/srvc=news&position=also)