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Pelham Tobacco wholesaler to pay $1.7 million in tax case

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    The owner of a Pelham wholesale distribution company has pleaded guilty in a tobacco tax case, and will pay $1.7 million.
    Shamim Ahmed Khan entered the plea in Shelby County Circuit Court.  He was charged with tobacco tax evasion and criminal possession of a forged instruction.  Khan admitted not paying more than $806,000 in tobacco taxes.  Khan may also spend time in prison.
     Khan was indicted in January on charges stemming from his role as president of Capital Wholesale and Distribution, which supplies convenience stores.

 

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