GOP Party Leader Charged With Gambling

By Candace Chapman

July 22, 2010 Updated Apr 20, 2007 at 12:36 PM EDT

The Broome District Attorney's office says 41 year old Anthony Capozzi of Binghamton plead guilty to 1 felony charge of promoting gambling.

He admitted to accepting 100 bets totaling $20-thousand dollars.

Capozzi was sentenced in Broome County Court today.

He will serve a 3 year conditional discharge and must pay a $5- thousand dollar fine.

It's a result of a year long illegal gambling investigation by the New York State police and State Inspector Generals office.

As of Friday morning, Capozzi had not resigned as Broome Republican Party Chairman.

Action News is following this story and we'll have reaction tonight.

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