October 18, 2018 02:21 PM
The Minnesota Department of Revenue announced an Afton man has been charged with 43 tax crimes and his Oakdale business also charged with 43 counts.
The state said Hatem Amin Younis and his business, Super Smokedale Tobacco, have evaded more than $918,000 in sales tax between April 2011 and December 2016.
Younis and his business are each charged with the following:
According to court documents, Younis owned and operated tobacco shops in the metro that evaded sales tax and filed false tax returns. The Department of Revenue claims Younis and his business underreported sales.
Each tax-related felony has a maximum penalty of a $10,000 fine and five years in prison.
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Updated: October 18, 2018 02:21 PM
Created: October 18, 2018 01:30 PM
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