Friday 09th December 2016,

Chinese American

WLS: Unofficial Mayor of Chicago Chinatown Charged with Fraud

posted by Randall

Tony HuCelebrity chef Tony Hu who has restaurants in Chicago, Connecticut and Las Vegas has been charged with federal tax evasion, reports WLS.

The man known as the mayor of Chicago’s Chinatown is accused of hiding cash receipts and evading state taxes.

The charges follow federal raids on his restaurants in October of 2014.

The eight page complaint alleges that from January 2010 to September 2014, Hu “knowingly and intentionally devised  and participated in a scheme to defraud the Illinois Department of Revenue.”  The complaint says he collected state tax from customers, but hid a portion of that money. He’s also accused of modifying sales records to conceal his income.

It has not been revealed how much Hu is accused of concealing from tax authorities.

 

 

(AsAmNews is an all-volunteer effort of dedicated staff and interns. You can show your support by liking our Facebook page at  www.facebook.com/asamnews, following us on Twitter, sharing our stories, intern or join our staff. ).

Popular Posts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Search

Get Social

Subscribe to Blog via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 257 other subscribers

AsAmNews has Asian America in Its Heart

Please support AsAmNews by sharing & commenting on our stories

Like Us on Facebook & follow on Twitter