CAMDEN, N.J. – The owner of Nellie's Provisions, a meat distribution company, located at 9th Street and Jersey Avenue in Gloucester City NJ, was sentenced June 28, 2013to four months in prison and four months of house arrest for evading taxes related to income diverted from his companies for his personal use, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
Nicholas Papanier Sr., 57, of Sewell, N.J., previously pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Noel L. Hillman to an information charging him with one count of tax evasion.
According to documents filed in this case and statements made in court:
Between 2006 and 2009, Papanier owned Nellie’s Provisions, a meat distribution company that provided all of the meat for Primo Hoagies franchises and other independent restaurants. In 2006, 2007 and 2008, Papanier persuaded Primo Hoagies franchise owners to buy Thumann’s deli products from