Owners of famed N.J. pizzerias Manco and Manco arrested on tax charges

The owners of a chain of landmark pizza shops on the New Jersey shore have been arrested on federal tax evasion charges.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office says Charles and Mary Bangle will appear in federal court in Camden on Thursday to face the charges.

They were arrested Thursday morning at their Somers Point home.

The couple owns the four Manco and Manco pizza shops. Three of the locations are on the Ocean City Boardwalk and are sites of ritual meals for visitors and politicians making campaign stops. The shops had been known as Mack and Manco until they changed the name in 2011 in recognition that the founding families had split long ago.

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