Pizzeria owner pleads guilty in tax case

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SCARSDALE -

The owner of several Westchester and Connecticut pizzerias has pleaded guilty to a tax scheme.

According to officials, Bruno DiFabio admitted in a Connecticut courtroom to taking more than $500,000 out of his register and not depositing it into the restaurants banking account between 2013 and 2015.

DiFabio owned Amore Pizza in Scarsdale and Pinocchio Pizza in Pound Ridge.

He pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to file false income tax returns and faces up to five years in prison.

DiFabio also can be fined up to $1.5 million.

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