Owner of The Pickle bar facing federal charges

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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU)-- The owner of The Pickle bar in Eau Claire is facing federal charges for filing false tax returns.

The indictment says 35-year-old Jared Jerome Hart of Altoona reported earnings that were less than what the bar made in 2008 through 2011. It also claims Hart changed transaction amounts to avoid the requirement of filing reports with the U.S. Treasury for cash transactions more than $10,000.

If convicted, Hart could face 17 years in prison.



 
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