ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — A Cadillac Escalade, a Kenworth tractor, and a backhoe…

Just some of the items federal agents seized recently from the home of 49-year-old Michael Collins of Swansea, and will be putting up for auction.

Collins is serving a 50-month prison sentence for tax evasion and election fraud.

Prosecutors say Collins avoided paying federal income taxes for 13 years and state income taxes for 22 years.

He also won a precinct committee election in East St. Louis while not be a legal resident there.

Collins owes the IRS more than $342,000.

<<Photos of the auction items >>

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