Oyster Bay official charged with tax evasion

Tax evasion charges have been filed against Town of Oyster Bay Commissioner of Planning and Development Fred Ippolito. The U.S. Attorney's Office says that from

Ippolito is facing six counts of tax evasion.

Ippolito is facing six counts of tax evasion. (3/20/15)

WOODBURY - Tax evasion charges have been filed against Town of Oyster Bay Commissioner of Planning and Development Fred Ippolito.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says that from 2008 to 2013, Ippolito received over $2 million in consulting fees from Old Bethpage paving company Lizza & Sons, but didn't report the income.

Ippolito is charged with six counts of tax evasion. The 76-year-old was arraigned this afternoon and pleaded not guilty to all charges.

Ippolito faces up to 30 years in federal prison.

He is due back in court April 8.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The committee that oversees Nassau's bus system voted 1 Committee votes against NICE Bus service cuts
A public hearing will be held about the 2 Hempstead IDA announces public hearing on mall tax break
In this Feb. 20, 2012 photo, U.S. Sen. 3 Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn of Ohio has died at 95
Building condos on the Indian Hills Country Club 4 Residents debate Fort Salonga housing proposal
Daniel Flowers is described by his family as 5 Police search for suspect in deadly Hempstead shooting

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Need help this holiday season? We've got you Holiday Help Series

Need a gift idea? Perhaps you need a fun idea to do with the kids?

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE