NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — The owner of a suburban liquor shop is accused of hiding $1.3 million in revenue to avoid paying New York sales taxes.

The Rockland County district attorney says James Kochupazhayamadon of Chestnut Ridge is charged with grand larceny and tax fraud.

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The shop owner allegedly shorted the state of more than $111,000 over the past three years at Kennedy Mall Wine and Liquor in Spring Valley. The district attorney said Friday that cheating the government makes every New Yorker a victim.

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An attorney for the shop owner said he is looking into the charges.

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