Comments for: Beanie Babies creator to pay almost $53.6 million penalty after pleading guilty to tax evasion

Posted Sept. 18, 2013, at 3:03 p.m.

CHICAGO — The billionaire creator of Beanie Babies, Ty Warner, was charged Wednesday with tax evasion, agreed to plead guilty and pay a penalty of almost $53.6 million, according to prosecutors and his attorney. Warner, 69, ranked as the 209th richest American by Forbes, “went to great lengths” to hide …

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