Carmine Sciandra

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Carmelo "Carmine" Sciandra (pronounced "SHAN-drah") (born July 5, 1952) is accused of being a gangster who serves as a Caporegime in the Gambino crime family and is a co-owner of the Top Tomato grocery chain.[1] In March 2010, Sciandra pleaded guilty to charges of enterprise corruption for running a massive sport-betting and loan sharking ring.[2] He paid $1.2 million in penalties and was sentenced to 1½ to 4½ years in prison. Sciandra served his time at the Hudson Correctional Facility and was released on January 5, 2012.[3]

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  1. ^ Weiss, Murray; Bennett, Chuck (November 19, 2010). "Mafia 'tomato' gets squished". New York Post. 
  2. ^ Ginsberg, Alex. New York Post http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/staten_island/vig_up_for_mob_bet_big_W6wMUT61zNtUoKyUka4OZL |url= missing title (help). 
  3. ^ http://nysdoccslookup.doccs.ny.gov/GCA00P00/WIQ3/WINQ130