Derek Chauvin and Wife Now Face Criminal Tax Charges : 9 Counts Total

Derek Chauvin and Wife Now Face Criminal Tax Charges : 9 Counts Total

Derek Chauvin — ex-Minneapolis cop charged with murdering George Floyd — has karma slapping him from different angles.

Chauvin and his estranged spouse, Kellie, were each hit Wednesday with 9 felony counts related to their alleged failure to pay state taxes in Minnesota.

Including counts for aiding and abetting the filing of false or fraudulent returns and additional counts for failing to file returns at all.

COURT DOCUMENTS

Officials in Washington County, Minnesota claim the couple’s tax issues date back to 2014 and they’re accused of not filing at all for the years 2016, 2017 and 2018. They each face the same 9 counts.

Derek Mug Shot

TMZ Reports — investigators claim the couple was significantly under-reporting their combined income.

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More uncovering, Prosecutors say Derek was raking in tens of thousands of dollars on top of his police officer salary at MPD between side security gigs .

One of which prosecutors estimate totaled upwards of $95k between 2014-2019 — as well as other odd jobs.

Prosecutors also claim Kellie was raking in tens of thousands herself from realtor work and her photography business.

According to the charging docs– None of the money was reported.

There’s also alleged malfeasance over different homes they’ve purchased in Minnesota and Florida — not to mention a new BMW that they allegedly registered in Florida, but had serviced more than 10 times in Minnesota.

AN EYE OPENER

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Kellie – Dereks Wife

Prosecutors also allege that Derek and Kellie talked about these tax problems on the phone while he was in custody back in June.

They claim Derek told Kellie people were looking into their records, and allege Kellie responded she was meeting with someone about “(2016) to now.”

Claims,  Derek Chauvin told Kellie to use the same person “we have used to handle for many years.”

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That person appears to have been Derek’s own father, as prosecutors say Kellie responded, “Yeah well we don’t want to get your dad involved because he will just be mad at me I mean us for not doing them for years…”

SUMMARY

We’re talking a lot of money and alleged lawlessness here — and if convicted on each of the felony counts … they could face up to five years in prison.

As we reported, Chauvin is facing  second-degree murder and manslaughter charges in connection to George’s killing earlier in May.

He hasn’t entered a plea yet in the case. He remains behind bars with his bail set at $1.25 million.

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Kellie recently filed for divorce and just reportedly got the okay from a judge to have the case sealed for privacy and safety concerns, she is citing constant harassment as a consideration in keeping it under wraps.

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