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Judge to Popolizio: Pay up or else

Ex-Schenectady restaurateur still owes $37K in unpaid sales tax

Schenectady businessman Frank Popolizio, right, leaves Schenectady County Court on Tuesday afternoon with his attorney, Dennis M. Englert.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Schenectady businessman Frank Popolizio, right, leaves Schenectady County Court on Tuesday afternoon with his attorney, Dennis M. Englert.
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The owner of a former Schenectady restaurant has six weeks to pay the rest of the sales tax he withheld from the state. Frank Popolizio, 66, of Morrow Avenue, pleaded guilty in Schenectady County Court last November to one count of felony third-degree criminal tax fraud. Popolizio, owner of the defunct Pentagon restaurant on Erie Boulevard, failed to pay sales tax to the state for six quarters from January 2010 to February 2012. The amount ...

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magical
April 24, 2013
12:45 p.m.

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this is not the guy i knew, he always seamed to have more money than any one person could use and then boom the whole scheme that he was hideing up his sleave exploded. who knew that someone who owned so many properties and busineses would take and take and never give those their due. it is too bad,but he still has ownership in many properties and those should be sold off by court order and everyone would get their monies, check into it, just look at the realty records, this guy is not as broke as he says (five corners gun shop building)--magical

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