Wesley Snipes Tax Evasion

Trial notebook: Stich sews up the government’s case

By Rick Cundiff

“… Jurors have had a lot of data to follow throughout the trial. Virtually all of it has been in the form of documents projected on a screen in front of them. They got a chance to actually hold something in their hands Thursday, if only briefly. Handwriting expert Gus Lesnevich was all set to testify on the validity of signatures by Snipes and codefendant Douglas Rosile. U.S. Attorney Robert O’Neill had passed out copies of Lesnevich’s written analysis, complete with examples of signatures…”