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Both sides focus on fame in race car driver Helio Castroneves' ...

There are 12 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Mar 8, 2009, titled Both sides focus on fame in race car driver Helio Castroneves' .... In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

One potential juror admitted he had voted a dozen times for the man on trial - when the defendant was a contestant on Dancing With the Stars .

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Bootris

Jonas Ridge, NC

#1 Mar 9, 2009
Not looking good for Helio. The Feds win 92% of the time. Once they start the trial all settlements are off. Whats the nearest Federal Pen to Brazil? Leavenworth? Already lost his ride for the year and multi million dollar paycheck. Too bad DWTS does not pay any money for the win, your gonna need it Helio..
sandi

Homestead, FL

#2 Mar 9, 2009
heelio is innocent and his people are the ones who should be in trouble. handlers typically do the best they can for themselves and take as much as they can from the 'star' person. yes he should have paid better attention to his holdings/assets/onet stuff. but he didnt and these other people were in charge and messed up.
and hes cute.
Norm Conquest

Chicago, IL

#3 Mar 9, 2009
Helio may soon be dancing in cellblock 7 with Bubba.
John

Valrico, FL

#5 Mar 9, 2009
HillBilly wrote:
This is so simple...everyone knows you have to pay taxes...so if you didn't that means you lied and cheated. PERIOD. END OF STORY. NO EXCUSES. Playing dumb does not work here
Everyone has to pay except O'bama's Treasury Secretary.
davie dave

Gainesville, FL

#6 Mar 9, 2009
Brazilians don't like to pay income tax period, there are 40,000 of them self employed in Pompano,round them up and send them home
Go team penske

United States

#7 Mar 9, 2009
Helio did nothing wrong,i think its a shame that we have a system that can take anybody out at any time,even if he wins this case he still winds up looseing,we have lawyers out there that make cattle out of everybody for there own greed,my buiness is on the brink of going out because of lawyers,i hate lawyers more that anything in this world,i really hope what goes around comes around,because that would mean every lawyer would get what they have comming to them,and that would be all bad,i wish them all bad health,and no wealth,that would be a good start,most of the lawyers are jewish and i wish hilter took them out many years ago,the world would be a much better place!

Since: Dec 06

Pembroke Pines,FL

#8 Mar 9, 2009
Davie dave , do you honestly enjoy paying taxes? Honestly...
The Kooch

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#9 Mar 9, 2009
I think he probably tried to evade taxes, the same way most CEO's, corporations and other wealthy Americans do. I think the crime here is the Tax Code. Eliminate the IRS and institute a flat tax - EVERYBODY pays the same percent of income, no exemptions, shelters, loopholes. The IRS could be run by five people.
Go team penske

United States

#10 Mar 9, 2009
Yesterday them won in atlanta and tomarrow they will start winning in miami,i think its great that heilo is not gonna let them push him around,so good luck to heilo and bad luck to every lawyer in the world.
simply put

Hallandale, FL

#11 Mar 9, 2009
brazilian nationals both legal and the majority of them in the u.s.a. are 'illegal aliens',, bring their corrupt,lying,cheating,fraudel ent,anti-american ,third world, ways with them when here.....
simply put

Hallandale, FL

#12 Mar 9, 2009
brazil really needs to end the illegal exporting,trafficking,smugglin g, of their nationals to the u.s.a.,,,,brazil is the 2nd highest violater of u.s. immigration laws.....
davie dave

Gainesville, FL

#13 Mar 9, 2009
quick comment wrote:
Davie dave , do you honestly enjoy paying taxes? Honestly...
I am for the Fair Tax..........

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