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Spencerport Man Sentenced on Tax Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of New York

Buffalo, N.Y. -- U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Jay Chapman, 47, of Spencerport, N.Y., who was convicted of filing a false income tax return, was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay restitution totaling $111,078 by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Bradley E. Tyler, who handled the case, stated that in 2007, the defendant filed a personal income tax return but failed to report business income in the amount of $118,971.

The sentencing is the culmination of an investigation on the part the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation Division, under the direction of Shantelle P. Kitchen, Acting Special Agent in Charge, New York Field Office.


Updated November 19, 2014