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Strip liquor store owners charged with tax evasion

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The owners of three liquor stores on the Las Vegas Strip have been charged with tax evasion, accused of failing to report approximately $4 million in income from their stores.

Ramzi Suliman and Jeffrey Nowak are each charged 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.

The two owned and operated Super Liquor South Strip, Super Liquor Mid Strip and Super Liquor McCarran Village.

According to their indictment, from 2006 to 2009, Suliman and Nowak allegedly maintained multiple sets of accounting records for the Super Liquor South Strip store, one accurate and the other false. They allegedly skimmed cash from the accounting records provided to their accountant for tax returns.

If convicted, the two face up to five years in prison on each count of conspiracy and tax evasion and up to three years in prison on each false tax return count. They additionally face fines of up to $250,000 on each count.

Suliman and Nowak are scheduled to appear in court on April 19 for arraignment.

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