The owner of a shuttered reBar catering hall, which abruptly closed and left dozens of couples without a wedding venue, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for tax fraud Monday.
Jason Stevens, the owner of reBar, pleaded guilty Thursday. As part of a plea deal, he faces three and a third to 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced July 21.
Angry brides who had their wedding dreams dashed by a dubious catering hall owner vowed to attend every court appearance and made good on their promise Thursday.
More than 200 couples were left scrambling after the owner of Brooklyn wedding venue reBar unexpectedly closed up shop and disappeared with their deposits.
The owner of a popular wedding spot in Brooklyn was arrested and arraigned Thursday, nearly a week after he abruptly closed the venue, allegedly stiffing wedding couples and employees.
ReBar suddenly closed its doors last week, and its owner, Jason Stevens, is nowhere to be found.
Some couples were supposed to be celebrating the happiest time of their lives in tying the knot, but they were instead left feeling blue after a popular party and wedding venue in DUMBO, Brooklyn suddenly closed.