Brotherly love is an idea that lends credence to being kind and lenient to others through charitable acts. The Kansas City Business Journal details the story of a man who goes by “Brother Love,” but his fraudulent actions were anything but loving and more related to the love of money.
The article states that as part of a $100 million tax fraud scheme, the man and other co-conspirators filed 284 fraudulent tax returns over a three-year period. The fraudster received a fee for each fraudulent return filed. “Brother Love” directed the refund checks to be written to a ministry in his name. (There’s the charity connection. Most likely, he was the only one receiving charitable benefits.)[continue reading]