From Chicago Tribune wires.
March 6, 1986
Reputed St. Louis crime leader Matthew Trupiano
Jr. has been found guilty of violating federal gambling laws and
faces a prison sentence of up to 12 years and a possible $170,000
Also convicted after an eight-day trial was
Frank Parrino, 53, Trupiano`s alleged lieutenant, who faces up
to 10 years in prison and a $120,000 fine. Trupiano, 47, is president
of Laborers Union Local 110 in St. Louis. He also faces trial
under a federal indictment in East St. Louis, Ill., alleging that
he conspired to extort money from nightclubs and massage parlors.
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