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Beloved pub closes when manager pleads guilty in crime

March 31, 2018

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A beloved gastro pub is closing the day after its manager pleaded guilty for lying to federal investigators.

The Worcester Telegram reports Hangover Pub & Broth restaurant manager Christopher Slavinskas pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court for lying to investigators about a money laundering case.

His restaurant shuttered the next day.

The office of U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling says 32-year-old Slavinskas was interviewed last summer about concealing cash proceeds from drug sales associated with convicted restaurant owner Kevin Perry. He concealed more than $100,000 more than he told law enforcement.

The announcement to close was posted on the Worcester business’ Facebook page.

Slavinskas will be sentenced in June.

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Information from: Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, Mass.), http://www.telegram.com

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