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Published: Thursday, 2/7/2013

Holland businessman indicted for tax evasion

A Holland business owner was indicted Wednesday in U.S. District Court on charges he failed to claim more than $460,000 in taxable income over three years.

Mohamed Tawfik, 41, was charged with one count of failure to file a corporate tax return and three counts of tax evasion. According to federal prosecutors, he allegedly failed to file a tax return for one of his businesses, Moe’s of Ohio Inc., in 2006 and under-reported his income by about $460,000 between 2007 and 2009, resulting in unpaid taxes of about $150,000, the indictment alleges.

Mr. Tawfik was president of several companies that operated gas stations and convenience stores in the Toledo area, including MKSA South Inc., M. Khalid Inc., M. Adla Sylvania Inc., and Rocket Fuel of Toledo Inc., according to the indictment.

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