U.S. District Court Judge Nanette Laughrey sentenced six men for their roles in a $3.5 million illegal online sports gambling operation. Bettors were provided with a toll-free number and two website addresses through which wagers were placed using account numbers and passwords, reports the Kansas City Star.
A Costa Rican company managed the phone number and the web server. Sentences handed down were:
Gerlarmo Cammisano (57) of Kansas City - 14 months in prison
Vincent F. Civella (53) of Kansas City - 8 months in prison
Anthony V.Sansone (28), Michael C.Sanasone (31), Michael V.Badalucco (27) - all of Kansas City each received three years probation.
Charles J. Simone (26) of Liberty - three years probation
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