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.READ MORE: De Blasio: New Mask Guidance In NYC May Come Monday As More Places Require Vaccinations Or Weekly Testing
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.READ MORE: Multiple Tornado Warnings Issued As Severe Weather Impacts Tri-State Area
An attorney for the shop owner said he is looking into the charges.
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