Snipes hopes arrest of ex-adviser helps his case

FILE - In a Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 file photo, U.S. actor Wesley Snipes poses during the photo call for the film ' Brooklyn's Finest ' at the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy. Snipes, who has tax problems of his own, isn't surprised to hear about the software engineer who crashed his plane into an office building with nearly 200 IRS employees. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini, File)

June 24, 2010 8:37:31 AM PDT
Wesley Snipes' attorneys are hoping his former financial adviser's arrest could pave the way for a new trial on tax evasion charges that landed the star of the "Blade" trilogy a three-year prison sentence.