Happy’s Pizza Founder, 4 Others Indicted On Tax Fraud & Conspiracy

DETROIT (WWJ) – The founder of Happy’s Pizza franchise and four others were indicted Tuesday on charges of tax fraud and conspiracy.

According to a 62-count indictment, Happy Asker and the others under-reported taxable income and payroll taxes of nine Happy’s pizza franchises.

The scheme allegedly ran from 2004 through 2011.

According to the indictment, the franchises paid more than $2.1 million in unreported wages to employees and shareholders over those years.



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