Fine accuser pleads guilty to sex charges

One of the men who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach and Brooklyn native Bernie Fine of molestation has pleaded guilty to his own

BROOKLYN - One of the men who accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach and Brooklyn native Bernie Fine of molestation has pleaded guilty to his own sex crimes.

Authorities say 23-year-old Zachary Tomaselli admitted yesterday to sexually abusing a teenage boy in 2009. Under a plea agreement, his sentence is limited to no more than 39 months in prison.

Officials say prosecutors are no longer investigating Tomaselli's allegations against Fine.

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