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Lackawanna County Man Sentenced To 24 Months In Prison For Tax Evasion

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania

WILLIAMSPORT - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Nicholas Stanley, age 44, of Dalton, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 24 months in prison to be followed by a three-year term of supervised release by U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion for evading the payment of taxes. 

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, Stanley, the owner and operator of Nick Stanley Paving, Inc., took affirmative steps to evade the payment of income taxes while owing $1,062,312.10 for tax years 2005 to 2011.  He was ordered by the Court to pay $972,091 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service.

The case was investigated by the Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigations Division.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Alisan V. Martin prosecuted the case.

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Updated February 8, 2023