In light of all that, Schlosser's adherence to biblical literalism did not save him. The IRS brought the hellfire and brimstone. After the verdict came in, the agency's Criminal Investigation Acting SAC Gregory Floyd put it this way, "Convictions, like the one returned against James K. Schlosser, send a loud and clear message that regardless of their opinions, people who willfully defy the tax laws will be fully investigated, prosecuted, and subjected to the full punishment of the law for their actions."
Schlosser faces a $450,000 fine, plus the cost of prosecution and a maximum of five years in prison. He gets sentenced June 10.
Given the charge and the ongoing duration of the fraud, this was always coming. Seriously, what was this poor schmuck thinking? They got Al Capone, not after orchestrating the massacre of seven men, but after he cheated on his taxes. The Joker said it best in the Batman: The Animated Series episode "Joker's Millions" -- where he suddenly comes into a metric shit-ton of money: