Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California on July 11, 1974 · Page 12
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Ukiah Daily Journal from Ukiah, California · Page 12

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12—Uklah Daily Journal, Uklah, Calif. Thursday, July 11,1974 Ex-San Rafael man faces tax charges SAN FRANCISCO — A former San Rated man is in a Corpus Christi, Texas, jail today due largely to a national crime computer system and a nationwide mover. Jailed in Corpus Cristi late Monday was James Daniel Simmons,' 54, formerly of 11 Heartwood Court, San Rafael. According to the U.S. Attorney in San Francisco, Simmons —who is being held in Texas in lieu of a $100,000 cash bond — fled to Canada five years ago just before he was indicted by a federal grand' jury here on three counts of attempting to evade income taxes. Simmons was a self-employed painting contractor in San Rafael. In Canada he was a contractor for kitchen remodeling. Six months ago Simmons was arrested in West Vancouver, British Columbia, for impaired driving. Suspicious Canadian officials checked with the computerized national crime information system and discovered Simmons was a fugitive from the arrest warrant issued on the San Francisco tax indictment. They contacted Internal Revenue Service intelligence agents in San Francisco and informed them of Simmons' whereabouts. IRS attempts to deport Simmons were to no legal avail because he had established landed immigrant status in Canada. Three weeks ago, officials in Vancouver attempted to locate Simmons on'complaints that he. had bilked two persons out of $700; Simmons had allegedly contracted with the individuals to remodel their kitchens and never performed the work. Through a nationwide' mover, they learned Simmons had left Canada and was in the process of moving to Corpus Christi. Working with the mover, IRS agents met Simmons and his wife when they arrived at the mover's warehouse in Corpus Christi Monday afternoon where he was arrested on the outstanding warrant. Simmons was taken before U.S. Magistrate James C. Martin who ordered him held for removal to California in lieu of $100,000 bail set by U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti in San Francisco upon application by the U.S. Attorney here on , learning of the fugitive's arrest- Simmons is charged with attempting to evade taxes for 1964, 1965, and 1966. According to the indictment, he reported that he and his wife had a 1964 adjusted gross income of $4,194 with no taxes due when he, should have reported a taxable income of $11,914 with taxes due of $2,399. In 1965, the indictment charges that Simmons reported they had no taxable income and no tax due when their taxable income was actually $12,107 with taxes due pf $2,286. Similarly, for 1966, Simmons is charged with reporting no taxable income and no tax when they had taxable income of $10,833 with taxes due of $2,003. Maximum penalities upon conviction of all charges would be 30 years imprisonment and a total fine of $30,000. - Sears charged with 'bait and switch' tactics CHICAGO (UPI) — The Federal Trade Commission has charged Sears, Roebuck and Co. used "bait and switch" tactiCs to sell customers higher priced home appliances. The FTC said Wednesday Sears advertised appliances at low prices to attract customers, but salesmen then attempted to sell higher' priced merchandise. Sears, in a hastily called news conference at its corporate headquarters, denied the allegation, promising to fight the FTC charge. James W. Button, Sears senior vice president- merchandising, said, "Sears sells what it advertises." He said Sears would not negotiate a consent decree with the FTC and would fight possible further action. "The facts of this case are so totally different from the facts of bait and switch cases brought' by the commission in the past that Sears can only conclude that the commission is seeking to test a new and previously unannounced theory of law," Button said. The FTC also charged that commissions paid Sears' salesmen were structured so they received a higher percentage for the more expensive models than for lower priced ones. Button said salesmen were paid 9 per cent regardless of the cost of the model and were not under a quota system. - Stephanie W. Kanwit, regional FTC director, said ' the charges'were the first such action taken against Sears. The complaint accused Sears of not "making sales of major, home appliances in good faith when they advertised sewing machines at $58, trying to get more expensive sates," Mrs. Kanwit said. , She said the FTC would ask Sears to disclose in its advertising that it is subject to a "cease and desist order." 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