783 Fed.Appx. 94 (2nd Cir. 2019), 18-3272-cr, United States v. Merlino

Docket Nº:18-3272-cr
Citation:783 Fed.Appx. 94
Party Name:UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. Joseph MERLINO, aka Joey Defendant-Appellant, Pasquale Parrello, aka Patsy, aka Pat, Eugene O’Nofrio, aka Rooster, Comad Ianniello, Israel Torres, aka Buddy, Anthony Zinzi, aka Anthony Boy, Anthony Vazzano, aka Tony the Wig, aka Muscles Alex Conigliaro, Frank Barbone, Ralph Balsamo, Pasquale Maiorino, aka ...
Attorney:FOR APPELLEE: Anna M. Skotko, Assistant United States Attorney (Max Nicholas, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief), for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, New York, NY. FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT: Edwin J. Jacobs, Jr., Jacobs & Barbone, P.A., Atlant...
Judge Panel:PRESENT: José A. Cabranes, Joseph F. Bianco, Circuit Judges, Edward R. Korman, District Judge.
Case Date:November 07, 2019
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
 
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783 Fed.Appx. 94 (2nd Cir. 2019)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee,

v.

Joseph MERLINO, aka Joey Defendant-Appellant, Pasquale Parrello, aka Patsy, aka Pat, Eugene O’Nofrio, aka Rooster, Comad Ianniello, Israel Torres, aka Buddy, Anthony Zinzi, aka Anthony Boy, Anthony Vazzano, aka Tony the Wig, aka Muscles Alex Conigliaro, Frank Barbone, Ralph Balsamo, Pasquale Maiorino, aka Patty Boy, John Spirito, aka Johnny Joe, Vincent Casablanca, aka Vinny, Marco Minuto, Paul Cassano, aka Paul Cassone, Daniel Marino, Jr., aka Danny, John Lembo, aka Johnny, Mitchell Fusco, aka Mitch, Reynold Alberti, aka Randy, Vincent Terracciano, aka Big Vinny, Joseph Tomanelli, aka Joe, Agostino Camacho, aka Augie, Nicholas Devito, aka Nicky, Anthony Cassetta, aka Tony the Cripple, Nicholas Vuolo, aka Nicky the Wig, Bradford Wedra, Michael Poli, aka Mike Polio, Pasquale Capolongo, aka Pat C, aka Mustache Pat, aka.Fish, aka Patsy, Anthony Depalma, aka Harpo, aka Harp, John Tognino, aka Tugboat, Mark Maiuzzo, aka Stymie, Joseph Dimarco, Harold Thomas, aka Harry, Richard Lacava, aka Richie, Vincent Thomas, aka Vinny, Anthony Camisa, aka Anthony the Kid, Frank Trapani, aka Harpo, Anthony Cirillo, Carmine Gallo, Joseph Falco, aka Joe Club, Francesco Depergola, aka Frank, Ralph Santaniello, Laurence Keith Allen, aka Keith Allen, Craig Bagon, Bradley Sirkin, aka Brad, Wayne Kreisberg, Defendants.

No. 18-3272-cr

United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit

November 7, 2019

Editorial Note:

This case was not selected for publication in the Federal Reporter and Not to be Cited as Precedent. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

RULINGS BY SUMMARY ORDER DO NOT HAVE PRECEDENTIAL EFFECT. CITATION TO A SUMMARY ORDER FILED ON OR AFTER JANUARY 1, 2007, IS PERMITTED AND IS GOVERNED BY FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 32.1 AND THIS COURT'S LOCAL RULE 32.1.1. WHEN CITING A SUMMARY ORDER IN A DOCUMENT FILED WITH THIS COURT, A PARTY MUST CITE EITHER THE FEDERAL APPENDIX OR AN ELECTRONIC DATABASE (WITH THE NOTATION “SUMMARY ORDER”). A PARTY CITING TO A SUMMARY ORDER MUST SERVE A COPY OF IT ON ANY PARTY NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL.

Appeal from an October 19, 2018 judgment of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York (Richard J. Sullivan, Judge ).

UPON DUE CONSIDERATION WHEREOF, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED that the judgment of the District Court be and hereby is AFFIRMED.

FOR APPELLEE: Anna M. Skotko, Assistant United States Attorney (Max Nicholas, Assistant United States Attorney, on the brief), for Geoffrey S. Berman, United States Attorney, Southern District of New York, New York, NY.

FOR DEFENDANT-APPELLANT: Edwin J. Jacobs, Jr., Jacobs & Barbone, P.A., Atlantic City, NJ, and John C. Meringolo, Meringolo & Associates, P.C., New York, NY.

PRESENT: José A. Cabranes, Joseph F. Bianco, Circuit Judges, Edward R. Korman, District Judge.[*]

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SUMMARY ORDER

Defendant-Appellant Joseph Merlino ("Merlino") appeals from an October 19, 2018 judgment convicting him, following a guilty plea, of one count of interstate transmission of wagering information, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § § 1084 and...

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