Chelan man pleads guilty to tax fraud in Yakima

A Chelan man pleaded guilty to tax fraud in Yakima Wednesday for filing a false tax return in 2011.

46-year-old Jose Echeverria owned and operated a produce sales business and is accused of under reporting his income by more than a half-million dollars between 2009 and 2012.

The IRS says Echeverria has admitted to a tax loss of $183,000. Sentencing is schedule for May 11.