R. Coccia, Jr. pled guilty in May 2002 to four counts
of wire fraud, two counts of making false statements
to obtain insured loans, and one count of money laundering
in Federal District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Albert R. Coccia, Jr. also pled guilty to conspiracy
to distribute cocaine and illegal use of a communication
facility in Federal District Court Easter District
of Pennsylvania. He was sentenced to a term of 27 months
in federal prison. In addition, Albert R. Coccia, Jr.
was a business partner of Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino,
a former boss of the Philadelphia LCN Family.