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Katonah Shop Owner Pleads Guilty To Not Paying $28.8K In Taxes

Barry Shevit of Katonah has pleaded guilty to tax fraud.
Barry Shevit of Katonah has pleaded guilty to tax fraud. Photo Credit: file

Editor's Note: A photo in an earlier version of this report misidentified the location of the consignment business involved in this story. The photo has been removed from this version.

This story has been updated.

BEDFORD, N.Y. -- The owner of a consignment business that operated in Bedford has pleaded guilty to felony tax fraud, according to the county’s acting district attorney, James A. McCarty.

Barry Shevit of Katonah failed to file tax returns from 2011 through 2013, McCarty said.

Shevit, 68, owes a total of $28,862 in unpaid taxes.

He was arrested last year and released on his own recognizance.

He faces a maximum of seven years in state prison when he is sentenced on Oct. 19, McCarty said.

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