Ipswich man sentenced for tax evasion

    PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - An Ipswich businessman who pleaded guilty to evading South Dakota sales taxes has been sentenced.
     Forty-two-year-old Jeffrey Fossum was given credit for 30 days he spent in jail, fined $1,000 and put on probation for two years. He also has paid nearly $60,000 in restitution and another $3,000 for the cost of prosecuting him.
     The state Department of Revenue says Fossum under-reported gross receipts from the Burger's Place restaurant, which he owns and operates.
 AP-WF-09-06-13 1442GMT

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