Greenville Co. store owner accused of tax evasion

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Viraj Chitranjan Mehta (From: Greenville Co. Detention Center)

GREENVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – The owner of a Greenville County convenience store has been arrested after state officials said he failed to report more than $800,000 in sales over three years.

37-year-old Viraj Chitranjan Mehta, owner of Harry’s Quick Stop, was charged with three counts of tax evasion.

According to the South Carolina Department of Revenue, Mehta failed to report $836,927 in sales from 2016 through 2018.

As a result, warrants stated that Mehta evaded just over $50,000 in sales tax.

Mehta was booked into the Greenville County Detention Center.

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