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Report: $1.2 Million Dealership Tax Fraud

August 25, 2017 0 Comments

One New Jersey couple who owned a dealership has allegedly committed fraud to the tune of over a million dollars.

According to NJ.com, the couple, Samyon Gilsten 33, and Alexandra Gilstein, 30, committed major fraud out of their used vehicle dealership. As the story goes, they owned Sunrise Motors, Inc., out of South Hackensack, New Jersey. The couple allegedly “falsely reported taxes collected and stole the funds.” The total amount the two-dealership owners allegedly stole totaled about $1.2 million. According to NJ.com the scheme went as follows: During a three year span the couple, “collected more than $1.6 million in New Jersey sales tax but falsely reported on quarterly tax returns that the business had only collected approximately $360,000.” The couple was arrested during the week of August 25th.


The dealership is now listed as permanently closed on Google Maps. The local police department had reportedly received complaints from customers and state government officials about the store. What is your take on these two dealership owners allegedly scamming their way to over a million dollars?

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