'Soup Nazi' Exec Charged With Tax Evasion

By Stewart Bishop (May 23, 2017, 8:12 PM EDT) -- An executive for the company that licenses the name and recipes of the man who inspired the "Soup Nazi" character on television's "Seinfeld" was arrested on Tuesday, accused of essentially telling Uncle Sam, "No tax for you!"

Soupman Inc. Chief Financial Officer Robert N. Bertrand, 62, of Norwalk, Connecticut, was hit with 20 counts of tax evasion in Brooklyn federal court, for failing to pay Medicare, Social Security and federal income taxes for Soupman's employees, to the tune of nearly $600,000.

Bertrand, dressed in a green T-shirt and khaki pants, made an initial court appearance on Tuesday afternoon before U.S. Magistrate...

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