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Grand Island restaurant owner admits to tax fraud

He could get seven years in prison when he's sentenced in September.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A Grand Island restaurant owner admitted that he collected about $57,000 in taxes from customers that he didn't actually give to the government.

Patrick Wirth owns River Beaver at Beaver Island State Park, and he pleaded guilty to a tax fraud charge for the crimes that took place over the course of two years.

He could get seven years in prison when he's sentenced in September.

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