From 2012 to 2016, Robert Porzio, the owner of Bert’s Tree Service in Connecticut, was charged with tax evasion for failing to report more than $900,000 in income on his tax returns.

Porzio transferred thousands into a personal investment account, deposited business checks into his personal bank accounts, and hid payments from his bookkeeper.

He was sentenced to 12 months and one day in prison, fined $25,000, and ordered to pay restitution to the IRS in the amount of $331,388, plus interest and penalties.

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