Nearing end of sentence, top tax evader still eyes vindication

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“If I am finally exonerated, I may have more to say,” he wrote to The Times.

In a previous article, Anderson told The Times that spending a decade in federal prison would have been easier than the 21/2 years he spent at the D.C. Jail, adding that “federal prison’s no picnic, either.”

And in his latest email, Anderson made clear that he hasn’t changed his mind.

“I was tortured for 21/2 years by the conditions in the D.C. Jail, which included sleep deprivation, sensory deprivation, denial of medical care, threats & intimidation,” he wrote.

Anderson isn’t the only inmate to complain about the city jail. In response, D.C. officials have pointed out that the jail has been accredited by the American Correctional Association and that it has won awards for its medical-discharge planning.

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