A Fresh Meadows man who owned a construction company in his hometown was arrested and indicted on multiple charges of tax fraud, the U.S. Justice Department and Internal Revenue Service said.
Tomas Olazabal was arrested Aug. 8 following the indictment, which alleged he used check-cashing services to cash multiple checks made out to his construction company, Tupac Construction Corp., between 2007 and 2008 and did not report them on his business tax returns.
He faces as many as six years in prison and a potential fine of up to $500,000 if convicted, the Justice Department said.
A trial date was not yet scheduled.
Reach reporter Phil Corso by e-mail at email@example.com or by phone at 718-260-4573.
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