|US asks for new sentence for Beanie Baby creator|
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CHICAGO — By letting the billionaire creator of Beanie Babies off with no prison time for hiding at least $25 million from U.S. tax authorities in Swiss banks, a judge may have sent the message that there’s a different standard for the wealthy, federal prosecutors suggested in an appeal Friday asking for a do-over of Ty Warner’s sentencing.
The sustained tax evasion the 69-year-old pleaded guilty to called for at least some stint behind bars, the 55-page filing with the U.S. 7th Circuit Court of Appeals said.
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