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Amarillo business owner sentenced to one year in prison for making false statement on tax return

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Amarillo, TX - Paul Assad Khoury, owner of the La Bella's Pizza restaurants in Amarillo was sentenced to one year in prison after pleading guilty in July to making a false statement on a tax return.

He has also been ordered to pay a 10,000 dollar fine and nearly 100,000 in restitution.

Khoury admitted he used a portion of the money generated by sales at the restaurants to pay for personal expenses instead of depositing it into a business bank account.