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Judge sentences attorney in tax fraud case

HONOLULU (AP) - A Honolulu personal injury lawyer has been sentenced to 20 months in prison for tax fraud.

U.S. District Judge Leslie Kobayashi also fined attorney Andrew Agard $2,500, ordered him pay the Internal Revenue Service $61,180 in restitution and ordered him to perform 100 hours of community service.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports Agard pleaded guilty last year to lying about his 2006 income.

He earned about $630,000 but reported gross income of $294,162.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Leslie Osborne Jr. says Agard when caught was advertising himself as a tax law specialist.

Agard told the judge Tuesday he is taking full responsibility and accepts all consequences for his actions.

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