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Hermitage couple sentenced for tax fraud

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PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Two residents of Hermitage have been sentenced in federal court after pleading guilty to conspiracy.

57-year-old Eric Graven and 58-year-old Barbara Graven were sentenced in U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh on Monday.

Prosecutors say that the couple conspired to defraud the Internal Revenue Service by failing to report cash earnings from their Hermitage business, Custom Stone and Tile, from 2005 to 2008.

Eric Graven was sentenced to three years probation, fined $4,000, and ordered to perform 150 hours of community service, He was also ordered to pay $35,805 in restitution.

Barbara Graven was sentenced to two years probation, fined $2,000, and ordered to pay $35,805 in restitution.

 

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