Idaho Nightclub Owner Sentenced for Tax Evasion

By August 13, 2015Tax Evasion

On Oct. 22, 2014, in Boise, Idaho, Herminio Harro Sandoval, of Caldwell, Idaho, was sentenced to 46 months in prison and three years of supervised release. In addition, Sandoval agreed to civilly forfeit real property, bank accounts, a vehicle, and U.S.currency and coins, totaling approximately $315,335. Sandoval also agreed to a tax assessment of at least $210,000. Sandoval pleaded guilty on Aug. 12, 2014 to conspiracy to attempt to evade and defeat tax. According to court documents, over the past two decades Sandoval owned and operated various nightclubs in Canyon County.Beginning in 1998 and continuing to 2012, Sandoval conspired to fail to report $750,000 in income. Sandoval derived much of his unreported income from illegal outdoor