Guilty in 400G soc­cer theft

New York Post - - NEWS -

The for­mer trea­surer of a New Jer­sey vol­un­teer youth soc­cer league has ad­mit­ted steal­ing more than $400,000.

An­thony Gallo, 57, of Free­hold Town­ship, on Mon­day pleaded guilty to theft.

Un­der terms of a plea agree­ment, he faces up to six years in prison and must pay $280,000 in restitu- tion when sen­tenced in Jan­uary.

The pres­i­dent of the Free­hold Soc­cer League called for an in­ves­ti­ga­tion in 2016 af­ter learn­ing that bills for uni­forms were not paid and money was miss­ing from bank ac­counts.

Gallo ad­mit­ted steal­ing the money be­tween 2012 and 2016 and us­ing it to pay per­sonal ex­penses.

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