Ohio scrapyard executive faces tax evasion charges

Apr 19, 2013 | 04:06 PM | Lisa Gordon

Tags  metal recycler, Sims Bros., charges, tax evasion, Scott Fischer, Lisa Gordon

PITTSBURGH — The chief operating officer and part owner of Marion, Ohio-based recycler Sims Bros. Inc. has been accused of not paying nearly $900,000 in taxes on about $2.2 million in unreported income over a five-year period.

Scott A. Fischer, 54, has been charged with five counts of tax evasion for failing to pay a total of $899,781 in federal income taxes, according to documents filed April 18 in U.S. District Court in Ohio. ....

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