Owners of Thai restaurant chain get prison for tax fraud

SEATTLE (AP) — A couple that used software to hide more than $1 million in sales at the Thai restaurant chain they owned have each been sentenced to several months in prison and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in fines. Chadillada Lapangkura and her partner, Pornchai Chaiseeha, were sentenced Thursday to six and four months in prison, respectively. The couple were part owners of a series of restaurants in Washington, Oregon and Hawaii that went by the names Bai Tong and Noi.