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Saturday, January 21, 2006

Survivor Winner Hatch Blames Tax Troubles on Show's Producers

Survivor_2Survivor winner Richard Hatch has a novel defense in his tax evasion trial: the Associated Press reports that he claims the show's producers promised to pay the taxes on his $1 million prize if he kept quiet about cheating he observed by some of his fellow contestants.  Of course, Hatch also is accused of failing to pay taxes on hundreds of thousands of dollars of other income and using money donated to a charity on himself.

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