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Billionaire in Record Tax-Evasion Case Faces February 2023 Trial

June 28, 2022, 4:11 PM

The judge overseeing billionaire Robert Brockman’s tax-evasion case, the largest against an individual in US history, tentatively set his trial date for Feb. 23, 2023.

Brockman, 81, is suffering from dementia and undergoing home hospice care, according to his lawyers. He appeared slack-jawed and in bed during a court hearing held by video on Tuesday, the first proceeding in the case since US District Judge George C. Hanks Jr. ruled May 24 that he was competent to stand trial in Houston.

The judge had previously rejected claims that Brockman, a software entrepreneur and the former chief executive officer of ...