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Liquor Store Owners On The Rocks After Tax Evasion

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(Las Vegas, NV) — The owners of several liquor stores on the Las Vegas Strip have been charged with federal felony tax crimes for failing to report approximately $4 million in income from their stores on their federal individual and corporate tax returns, announced Daniel G. Bogden, United States Attorney for the District of Nevada.

Ramzi Suliman and Jeffrey Nowak, are charged in a criminal indictment dated April 10, 2013, with one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States, three counts of assisting in filing false corporate tax returns, and four counts of attempting to evade and defeat tax.

They have been summoned to appear for an initial hearing and arraignment on April 18, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. before U.S. Magistrate Judge Carl W. Hoffman. If convicted, they face up to five years in prison on each of the conspiracy and tax evasion counts and up to three years in prison on each false tax return count, and fines of up to $250,000 on each count.

According to the indictment, from about 2006 to present, Suliman and Nowak owned and operated three liquor stores in Las Vegas; Super Liquor South Strip at 3999 S. Las Vegas Boulevard; Super Liquor Mid Strip at 2301 S. Las Vegas Boulevard; and Super Liquor McCarran Village at 384 E. Tropicana Avenue.

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