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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