New Jersey Restaurant Owners Sentenced for Failing to Pay Taxes and Harboring of Unlawful Aliens

Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
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Brothers-in-law and owners of Sawa Sushi Asian restaurants in Long Branch and Eatontown, N.J., were sentenced for their respective roles in failing to pay payroll taxes to the IRS and harboring unlawful aliens. Mou Chor Tung, a/k/a “Kenny Tung,” 45, of Colts Neck, N.J., was sentenced to 20 months in prison and Sin Ching Chang, a/k/a “Alton Chang,” 35, of Long Branch, N.J., was sentenced to 24 months probation. Both defendants previously pleaded guilty to separate Informations charging them with one count each of failing to collect, truthfully account for, and pay over payroll taxes to the IRS. Tung also pleaded guilty to one count of harboring unlawful aliens, whom he employed at his Sawa Sushi restaurant in Eatontown.