A Longmeadow man is being sentenced to one year of federal probation.
According to the Justice Department, Satish Kumar of Longmeadow pleaded guilty to conspiracy, wire fraud, money-laundering and failing to register a money-transmitting business.
Prosecutors said Kumar evaded Connecticut state tobacco taxes when he purchased a wholesale warehouse business in Berlin.
Kumar according to the US Attorney's office evaded over 16-million dollars in taxes.
Federal agents executed a search warrant at the warehouse south of Hartford and a dozen other locations in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Pennsylvania in 2012.
The DOJ says Kumar was also charged with an illegal check-cashing case involving a liquor store he owned in Springfield.
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