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updated: 5/2/2013 11:20 PM

Batavia man underreported income by nearly $1.3 million

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The owner of a Batavia packaging firm has been convicted of tax evasion, according to an agent with the Internal Revenue Service.

Kerry Lynn Hannigan, a special agent with the IRS criminal investigation division in Chicago, confirmed that on Wednesday, James A. Fowler was sentenced by Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer to three years' probation.

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Under the plea agreement, Fowler also admitted understating his income for 2002 through 2004. The total unreported income for 2002 through 2006 was nearly $1.3 million.

Fowler's sentence includes 12 months of community confinement, a fine of $350,000, restitution of $336,511, a special assessment of $125 and 100 hours of community service.

Fowler, owner of Rideau Packaging Inc., pleaded guilty in November to filing a false tax return for 2005 and failing to file a tax return in 2006.

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