Mentor couple in hot water over nightclub

Mentor couple in hot water over nightclub
(Source: WOIO)

MENTOR, OH (WOIO) - A Mentor man and his wife are accused of 'fixing' the books in their nightclub business to cheat Uncle Sam.

Edgardo Morales, 55, and Paula Morales, 48, are charged with attempting to evade taxes.

According to the FBI, between 2010 to 2012, the Morales' owned a bar and entertainment business called The 800 Club in Cleveland.

The Lake County couple is alleged to have substantially under-reported the business's revenues to the Internal Revenue Service on the corporate tax returns associated with the business.

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