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A forty seven-yr-previous Pleasantville man is accused of utilizing his enterprise to run a tax rip-off and take cash from shoppers.

Stefan Malgarinos, who owns Manos Enterprise Administration, was employed by companies to file withholding tax returns, to pay the withholding taxes collected from staff and to remit unemployment insurance coverage premiums to each the state and federal tax and labor authorities, District Lawyer Anthony Scarpino Jr. stated. 

He allegedly collected the cash from his shoppers however by no means despatched the cash to authorities, Scarpino stated. As an alternative, Malgarinos allegedly used the cash to pay for private bills. 

Malgarinos allegedly scammed 4 corporations:

  1. CT/NY Lighting Firm gave Malgarinos over $35,000 to be remitted to the IRS for the third quarter of 2012. The return was allegedly filed by Malgarinos with the IRS on Oct. 31, 2012 with none cost of the employment taxes due, Scarpino Jr. stated. 
  2. Mid Bronx Haulage, Corp. gave Malgarinos over $one hundred fifty,000, which was meant to pay the quarterly tax funds due for the fourth quarter of 2013 and the primary and fourth quarters of 2014. Malgarinos allegedly confirmed the corporate of the entrance of a examine that was alleged to be despatched to the IRS however was by no means despatched, stated Scarpino Jr., who stated the verify was later deposited into Malgarinos’ private account. 
  3. Gordo’s Restaurant gave Malgarinos about $22,000 in 2015, which was supposed ot be remitted to the IRS. As an alternative, Malgarinos allegedly despatched $2,820.forty five and used the remaining to pay his mortgage and different private bills. 
  4. Blueline Tactical Provide and Capturing Sports activities paid Malgarinos greater than $107,000 in 2015, however he allegedly remitted solely $17,690.forty eight  and used the remaining for private bills, Scarpino Jr. stated. 

Malgarinos was charged with second- and third-diploma grand larceny, first-diploma falsifying enterprise data and first-diploma scheme to defraud. He pleaded not responsible to all costs.

His bail was set at $5,000 money and is due again in courtroom on Oct. 24. Malgarinos faces as much as 15 years in state jail. 

Twitter: @ChrisEberhart2 

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