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Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

Posted on: January 20, 2012 2:56 pm
 

By Jeff Borzello

Zach Tomaselli, the third accuser in the Bernie Fine case, has admitted he falsified emails that he sent to the Syracuse Post-Standard and The Daily Orange.

Tomaselli also plans to ask Syracuse police to end its child molestation investigation of Fine. However, he maintains that Fine did molest him.

“But he did do it,” Tomaselli told the Daily Orange. “I’m not lying.”

Tomaselli said he doctored emails in order to garner more support for his accusations, and so more news outlets would report on them. He also said he did it to “counterattack” comments from Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick.

According to the Post Standard, Syracuse police used information from Tomaselli to obtain a search warrant for Fine’s house on November 25.

Tomaselli is expected to be sentenced to prison in February for sexually abusing a teenage boy. He also said he would drop the civil suit he filed against Fine.

He is the second accuser to recant at least part of his story. Last week, Floyd VanHooser said he lied in accusations and that Fine never abused him as a child. VanHooser was the fourth accuser in the Fine case.

Fine was an assistant coach at Syracuse for 36 years before being fired on November 27.

Comments

Since: Jul 2, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 7:06 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

Rush to judgement, the individuals who accussed Bernie Fine OF MOLESTATION have damaged his reputation beyond repair, and should be held accountable.  B. Fine was a coach for 36 years and was fired before all of the facts could be investigated.  The University of Syracuse should also be made to pay damages.  Thirty Six (36) down the drain because someone held a grudge, because he did not get his way.  I don't know what anyone can do to repair Mr Fine's reputation and damaged feelings but something substantial needs to be done, so that the next time someone attempts this they will remember the penalty that everyone involved had to pay.

The only good thing to come out of this is that the Cuse BB team is closer and have shut the rest of the world out as they attempt to conquer the CBB world.



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: January 20, 2012 7:00 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

I shouldn't involve myself but ... first the following:

Try toning down your rants a bit.
Then this totally self absorbed rant (providing the perfect example of?)

Also, are you aware that the English language does support the use of sentences, capitalization and punctuation? In my opinion, that alone should get you a negative rating.

Then of course not knowing when to quit ... this:

Chill out dude, before your head explodes.
How bout this dude? Get over your silly little self!



Since: Jan 3, 2008
Posted on: January 20, 2012 6:10 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

USMEAGLE, your hypocrisy is amazing. Here you cry and whine about not being able to post what you want on this board, yet you attack me for saying what I believe. That is purely my opinion, yet you want to rant and rave about it like I have no right to it. Get a life, you tool.

BTW, you are throwing a lot of s**ual terms in all your posts, and I know for a fact that CBS will flag those. Try toning down your rants a bit. Also, are you aware that the English language does support the use of sentences, capitalization and punctuation? In my opinion, that alone should get you a negative rating.

Chill out dude, before your head explodes.




Since: May 13, 2010
Posted on: January 20, 2012 6:04 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

If you Read Jason Whitlocks article from a few days ago, he certainly puts a different spin on it.



razz....can you provide a link to that article?




Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: January 20, 2012 6:02 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

This entire nightmare is filled with a cast of depraved immoral characters, with Mr. Fine and his alleged child molestation charges, Mrs. Fine and her sloppy seconds, and finally 2 victims who turn out to be money/fame whores.&
;nbs
p; All we're missing are some donkeys, gerbils, and a dwarf.

Heh ... that's funny. This whole mess is starting to look like the McMartin preschool sham in the 80's. Minus the dwarf ...



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: January 20, 2012 6:00 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

How does someone get a -97 score? Is it because some sensor does not like what he is saying? I thought that we were allowed as functioning adults to express our feelings freely without such things. Alas, I have found that though I usually get scores from 100 to around 150 that when I write something against the majority my score tends to come way down and very quickly. Sad, truly sad.
 On the real issue I believed from the start that the last two were lying to deflect from issues in their own lives and I guess I was right. The first two have yet to say or do anything to make you not believe their stories and the wifes comments certainly does inflame things. However, the conversation between the man and his wife is not specific about what they are talking about and could just as easily be about something else. This whole putrid story needs more evidence pro or con before we believe either side in my humble opinion.
 The accuser's should easily be able to describe not only what was done to them but exactly what was used looked like which is something easily proven. Sadly, I do agree with one comment. If you continue to sleep with someone as an adult it is by consent and not by coercion. I hope the real story comes out in the long run. Have a great day folks and keep your children safe.

This whole stupid scoring system is one of the reasons I spend less and less time here. They even downgrade you when you make several comments on the same thread. Yeah ... that's encouraging more discussion.



Since: Mar 2, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 5:57 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

I hope the content of the tape comes out. If you Read Jason Whitlocks article from a few days ago, he certainly puts a different spin on it.



Since: Nov 26, 2006
Posted on: January 20, 2012 5:53 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

This entire nightmare is filled with a cast of depraved immoral characters, with Mr. Fine and his alleged child molestation charges, Mrs. Fine and her sloppy seconds, and finally 2 victims who turn out to be money/fame whores.&nbs
p; All we're missing are some donkeys, gerbils, and a dwarf. 



Since: Mar 22, 2011
Posted on: January 20, 2012 5:43 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

May the lawsuits begin.



Since: Mar 25, 2009
Posted on: January 20, 2012 5:37 pm
 

Third accuser admits to lying about Bernie Fine

ha, then i criticize them and they give me a 127 lmao, just goes to show you that no one from cbs actually reads these comments before they are scored


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