Long Island shop owner also expected to plead guilty to felony insurance fraud. Will pay $1.5 million in restitution.
Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Department of Taxation and Finance Commissioner Boone announced March 9 the guilty plea of Ronald Ustica, Jr., 47, owner of R&U Auto Body, Inc., headquartered in Merrick, N.Y.. Ustica pleaded guilty in Albany County Court to Criminal Tax Fraud in the Second Degree, a Class C felony. His company is expected to plead guilty to felony Insurance Fraud charges in Nassau County later this month. As part of his plea, Ustica agreed to forfeit over