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Accused Mob Son Sentenced for Gambling

22 July 2003

NEW YORK – As reported by the Associated Press: “The son of a reputed Gambino crime family captain was sentenced to prison Monday after pleading guilty to taking part in a gambling operation that took in $30 million worth of wagers a year.

“Alphonse Trucchio, the 25-year-old son of alleged Gambino captain Ronald Trucchio, was sentenced to 1 1/2 to 4 1/2 years in prison. In April, the younger Trucchio pleaded guilty to enterprise corruption for serving as bookmaker for an operation that took bets as high as $15,000 on professional and college sports.

“…Ronald Trucchio, 51, also pleaded guilty to attempted enterprise corruption in connection with the gambling ring…”

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