NJ Diner Manager Gets Bail in Alleged Murder Plot

The manager of the famed Tick Tock Diner tried to take out a hit on his diner co-owner uncle

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    The former manager of a famous northern New Jersey diner has pleaded guilty in what authorities say was a foiled plot to kill the co-owner of the restaurant, who is his uncle by marriage. Rob Schmitt has more. (Published Monday, Jul 14, 2014)

    The former manager of a famous northern New Jersey diner has pleaded guilty in what authorities say was a foiled plot to kill the co-owner of the restaurant, who is his uncle by marriage.

    The Record reports 46-year-old Georgios Spyropoulos of Clifton faces up to 10 years in state prison. He pleaded guilty Monday afternoon to conspiracy to murder his former boss.

    NJ Diner Manager Pleads Not Guilty in Murder Plot

    [NY] NJ Diner Manager Pleads Not Guilty in Murder Plot
    Georgios Spyropoulos, manager of the popular Tick Tock Diner in New Jersey, appeared in court in Paterson Friday in shackles and pleaded not guilty to charges he tried to hire a hit man to kill his uncle. (Published Friday, Apr 12, 2013)

    Authorities have said an informant told them Spyropoulos was searching for a hitman to torture and kill his boss, Alexandros Sgourdos. They alleged that Spyropoulos believed Sgourdos was withholding profits and keeping a large amount of cash in a safe.

    Spyropoulos was arrested in April 2013. He was indicted on attempted murder and other charges

    NJ Man Busted in Alleged Murder for Hire Plot

    [NY] NJ Man Busted in Alleged Murder for Hire Plot
    A member of the family that owns the landmark Tick Tock diner has been arrested for allegedly plotting to have his uncle, a co-owner of the restaurant, tortured, robbed and murdered. Brynn Gingras reports. (Published Wednesday, Apr 10, 2013)

    Sgourdos co-owns the Tick Tock diners in Clifton and Manhattan.