The public perception of those who are addicted to illegal drugs is often very negative. It is almost as if people do not understand that addiction is an illness.
Did you know that 130 people in the United States have been wrongfully convicted of murder and later exonerated by DNA evidence? These people were accused of violent crimes that they never committed, they had to serve time before they eventually got free.
The U.S. government takes taxes very seriously, and the potential penalties for committing fraud are significant. As complex as taxes are, there is an obligation to navigate the system properly at all times. A willful intent to do anything else may constitute fraud and lead to legal charges.