Superstar pizza chef Bruno DiFabio is headed to the slammer.
DiFabio, 51, was sentenced to 30 days in prison for tax evasion Thursday in Bridgeport, Connecticut.
The Meals Community character, who is called “Lord of the Pies,” pleaded responsible to hiding $800,000 value of earnings from his Westchester County and Connecticut eating places.
“All the pieces is true,” the tax cheat mentioned in court docket, in accordance to Hearst Connecticut Media.
“I engaged in negligent conduct and I’m not proud of it. I did this totally understanding that I used to be doing one thing unlawful and I minimized the extent of it.”
“I did this out of conceitedness and I’m very sorry and I do perceive the impacts of my conduct,” the Yonkers native reportedly mentioned.
DiFabio is free on $100,000 bail forward of his July prison stint.
His enterprise associate, Steven Cioffi, and two different accomplices additionally pleaded responsible to cooking the books. Cioffi was sentenced to a month behind bars final week.
DiFabio has paid $125,000 in restitution, and prosecutors mentioned he’ll proceed to cough up extra dough.
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