http://www.cnn.com/2007/US/10/04/tax.standoff/index.html (CNN) -- A couple convicted of tax evasion was taken into custody after a five-month-long standoff with federal agents in New Hampshire, a federal law enforcement source with knowledge of the investigation told CNN. art.browns. Ed and Elaine Brown were convicted of evading $1.9 million in taxes, punishable by up to five years in prison. Ed and Elaine Brown, who had refused to surrender to authorities to serve their prison sentences, were taken into custody without incident Thursday evening by U.S. Marshals at about 8:00 p.m. ... Four people accused of aiding and abetting the Browns, including one man who allegedly provided security, were arrested and taken into custody in mid-September.