An Ohio man pleaded guilty to his role in a conspiracy to operate an illegal gambling business and attempted income tax evasion.
According to court records, William Mangelluzzi, 48, of Gates Mills, Ohio, together with Thomas Reed, 48, of Kirtland Hills, Ohio, and others, owned and operated an illegal gambling business in Ohio.
Mangelluzzi conspired with Reed and others in order to conceal the proceeds of the gambling business and make them appear legitimate. Mangelluzzi deposited large sums of cash into bank accounts and conducted other transactions to evade income tax liability. Reed pleaded guilty to his role in the case.