Philip Burgess, who operated Princeton-based Bristol Employee Services, a payroll service company, was found guilty of income tax evasion and failure to pay more than $1 million in taxes that he allegedly withheld from his employees, according to U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman. The 48-year-old Burgess was sentenced to eight months in prison and also must pay $3.5 million in back taxes, interest, and penalties to the IRS.
Stephen Parrish, an employee of Burgess’, was charged with failing to pay taxes on more than $500,000 in payments from the Burgess companies, Fishman said. Parrish was sentenced to three months in prison and three months of home confinement.
Alexander “Whip” Buck on October 24. A venture capitalist and private investment advisor, he operated a financial firm at 44 Nassau Street.
Bob Rodgers, 65, on October 23. He was a former senior scientist at Princeton Applied Research.
Richard Prospero, 71, on October 21. He was a mechanical engineer at Johnson & Johnson, where he developed machinery used in the manufacture of toothbrushes, dental floss, and other consumer products.