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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 fine.

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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