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Tax Evasion Charges to Owner of a Popular Pizza Place

February 25, 2017 |

On Friday, the owners of the famed Ocean City pizza were sentenced on tax evasion charges said Paul FIshman, the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey.

One of the owners, Charles Bangle, plead guilty to tax evasion in regards to his 2010 tax returns. The statement mention Charles setting up transactions to avoid having to report income from his Ocean City pizza place. Charles was sentenced to 15 months in prison.

Mary Bangle, Charles’ wife, was sentenced to probation for the term of 3 years and was handed a fine of $3,000 after she admittedly lied to the IRS.

By failing to report almost $263,000 in income from the pizzeria they avoided paying $91,000 in taxes. Charles also admitted to making deposits of less than $10,000 to avoid reporting requirements.

The Bonnie in this story, Mary Bangle, admitted to lying about keeping only enough money to make payroll to their employees. In actuality, she kept money for her personal expenses. She also lied about the amount of funds she deposited into her personal account.

The Couple must pay back almost $250,000 in restitution along with a $5,000 fine. Charles begins his sentence in Septemeber of this year.

Pizza Delivery By Drone? Domino’s Pizza Says Yes!

August 29, 2016 |

You could be receiving your pizza delivery in a less conventional way soon. That is if you live in New Zealand near a Domino’s Pizza. Just recently, Domino’s showed off their ability to deliver a pizza via drone.

“It doesn’t add up to deliver a two kilogram package in a two-ton vehicle,” says a general manager for Domino’s Pizza. This chain of Domino’s Pizza is separate from those in the United States. The reasoning behind using the drone in that of Auckland would be the amount of traffic they have. In order to deliver a pizza quickly the sky was an obvious choice.

Future, Meet the Pizza ATM Machine

August 8, 2016 |

If you have dreamed countless nights about a convenient way to eat pizza in less than 3 minutes like myself then I have some good news for you. The first pizza ATM in the United States will be placed in the eating area of Cincinnati’s Xavier University. At a measly cost of only $55K the pizza making machine will cook a pizza for patrons in 3 minutes or less. (more…)

Pizza Robots? Yes. The Future is Here.

June 27, 2016 |

Yes you read right. Robots are taking over the world as expected. The long time loved career position of certified pizza maker is now in jeopardy like so many other job positions in this world. Is there no room left for the human artisan who takes pride in their work? “Of course there is” you say? “These robots aren’t created for the local pizza places that we love so much” you say? A silicon valley start up company known as Zume’s begs to differ. They are in the pizza business to become the “Amazon of food” says Alex Garden, the former president of Zynga Studios.


According to Bloomberg, Zume’s began to quietly recruit engineers and chef’s to bring their robot pizza maker robot into fruition without raising to many red flags. Concurrently, patented pizza trucks with ovens were being created to cook the pizza en route to the delivery destination. Although these trucks are still waiting to be approved by the Santa Clara County Department of Environmental Health this didn’t stop them from creating the pizza cooking prototypes.

We here at Pizza Near Me are all for the robot pizza maker revolution if it can bring us our pizza 15 seconds quicker. Even though we love the local pizzeria dearly, the idea of robots making our pizza is just to good to pass up. We are anxious to try the robot pizzas ourselves as we are curious to see if the robots will add the taste of love to the pizza the way our local pizza places do. We all know how great love taste. What do you think of the robot pizza revolution? Let us know below in the comments!

Pizza for 20 Cents a Slice. Jets Pizza in Chicago.

June 21, 2016 |

Jet’s pizza is doing a special promotion at their Chicago based pizza locations. They are selling slices of pizza for $.20 and personal pizzas for just $2. The reason for this promotion is the celebration on their 20th location opening around Chicago. If you don’t know who Jet’s pizza is they are more famously known for their square pizza with 8 corners. Jet’s Pizza now boasts over 300+ locations throughout the United States.

To get the special deal you must walk into one of their Chicago land locations on Monday to claim the special. Jet’s recommends you call in first to make sure you can clam the offer at your chosen location. But don’t think you are about to go in a order a million slices for 12 bucks, Jet’s limits the special offer to 1 per customer.

You can find all of the Jet’s locations running the promotion below.

  • 3951 N. Kimball
  • 670 N. Wells
  • 1811 W. North Ave.
  • 1805 N. Harlem Ave.
  • 2811 N. Ashland Ave
  • Arlington Heights – 59 W. Golf Rd.
  • Darien – 2425 75th St.
  • Joliet – 2309 Essington Rd.
  • Libertyville – 133 N. Milwaukee Ave.
  • Lombard – 219 E. Roosevelt
  • Palos Heights – 127th St./Harlem
  • Schaumburg – 1847 Irving Park Rd.
  • Skokie – 4112 Dempster St.
  • Tinley Park – 17101 88th Ave.
  • Wheaton – 936 E. Roosevelt Rd.
  • Wheeling/Buffalo Grove – 1065 E. Lake Cook Rd.
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