John Haley

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For those of a similar name, see John Hailey and Jack Haley (disambiguation).

John Haley (1931- December 4, 2003) is a former Little Rock, Arkansas lawyer, who was an attorney for convicted Arkansas governor Jim Guy Tucker and also Jim Guy Tucker's co-defendant.

On February 20, 1998, John Haley pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of tax fraud to the Internal Revenue Service. On August 20, 1998, Haley was sentenced to three years of probation and eight hours a week of community service. He was fined $30,000 and ordered to pay back $40,000 to the IRS. He came into front page national news as a result of the Whitewater investigations.

On December 4, 2003, Haley was killed in a crash during an attempted landing at the Boone County airport in northwest Arkansas. One passenger, Farish Kincaid, was also killed.[1]

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  1. ^ "John Haley, 72, Whitewater Figure". New York Times. 6 December 2003. Retrieved 23 February 2009.