Crime

Nun to Plead Guilty in $835K Embezzlement Scheme to Support Gambling Habit

Nun to Plead Guilty in $835,000 Embezzlement to Support Gambling Habit

An L.A. nun is expected to plead guilty to stealing $835,000 in donations, tuition and fee money from her school to pay for a gambling habit.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jun/09/2021

German Police Raids Tied to Welfare Fraud, Illegal Gambling

Around 600 investigators searched 31 buildings in the western German state of North Rhine-Westphalia and police arrested a family of four Tuesday in connection with alleged money laundering, organized crime and welfare fraud.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jun/08/2021

Australian Financial Crime Watchdog Widens Probe on Casinos Already Reeling From COVID

Australian Financial Crime Watchdog Widens Probe on Casinos Already Reeling From COVID

Australia's anti-money-laundering agency on Monday widened a probe into due diligence at casinos to include the three biggest operators, ratcheting up pressure on a sector already struggling with the pandemic and heightened regulatory scrutiny.

Submitted by Reuters on, Jun/08/2021

California Man Gets 2 years in Prison for Laundering Bitcoin

California Man Gets 2 years in Prison for Laundering Bitcoin

A Southern California man who pleaded guilty to illegally operating kiosks where customers could buy Bitcoin with cash, or sell Bitcoin in exchange for cash has been sentenced to two years in federal prison.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/31/2021

Trial of the Century: Durst Indicates He Will Take The Stand in His Own Defense

Resumption of Robert Durst Trial Sheds Light on Victim With Family Ties to Mob

Robert Durst' victim was Susan Berman, the only child of Davie 'the Jew' Berman, a notorious gangster who ran Las Vegas casinos for Frank Costello, Meyer Lanksy and Lucky Luciano - she was considered 'Las Vegas royalty'.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/24/2021

Suspect Charged With Stealing $1 Million in Cash, Chips From Poker Pro

Suspect Charged With Stealing $1 Million in Cash, Chips From Poker Pro

A 32-year-old man has been charged with eight felonies in connection to a brazen February home burglary in which about $1 million in cash and poker chips had been stolen from the victim's home.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/20/2021

Crime Beat: Syracuse Man Sentenced to at Least 20 years in Prison for Shooting at High-Stakes Poker Game

Crime Beat: Syracuse Man Sentenced to at Least 20 years in Prison for Shooting at High-Stakes Poker Game

Charquan Edwards, 29, will serve at least 20 years behind bars after a jury found him guilty of shooting a man during a high-stakes poker game in 2015.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/18/2021

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Oddsmakers at BetOnline have Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz at 50% to get convicted on sex trafficking charges.  That could change with one of his associates now cooperating with federal authorities in the investigation.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2021

Elon Musk Dubs Himself the "Dogefather" for SNL Promo Tweet

Elon Musk Dubs Himself the "Dogefather" for SNL Promo Tweet

Oddsmakers doubt an SEC investigaton will be launched following Elon Musk's SNL appearance this coming Saturday night, but you can still bet on it.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2021

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

Poker Player, Sports Bettor Jailed for 14 months in $1million Tax Evasion Case

A Connecticut sports bettor and part-time poker pro has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for evading taxes on more than $1million of poker gambling winnings.  He must also pay back more than $800,000.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, May/06/2021

Gambling Crime Beat: Human Trafficking Ring Uncovered During Gambling Raid

Gambling Crime Beat: Human Trafficking Ring Uncovered During Gambling Raid

Plus a Maltese gambling company has been found to be involved in a €600m Mafia tax evasion scam.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/06/2021

Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Klled 2 at Wisconsin Casino

Police Fatally Shoot Gunman Who Klled 2 at Wisconsin Casino

Tribal leaders in northeastern Wisconsin were in shock Sunday hours after a gunman opened fire at their casino complex, killing two people and wounding another in what witnesses described as a hailstorm of bullets.

Submitted by Associated Press on, May/03/2021

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Doctor Accused of Gambling While Kids Stayed in Locked Car

Marieny Elena Guimera-Revelo was arrested by Seminole Police Sunday on two counts of child neglect after she was found gambling in the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood.  Her children, ages 3 and 11, were left in a locked car outside near what was described as "high foot traffic".

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/12/2021

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

PA Man Used Credit Card Swiped From Casino for Online Gambling

A Bethleham, Pennsylvania man is accused of stealing a credit card from a casino guest that he later used to gamble online.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/11/2021

Report: Former NFL Player Kills 5 in South Carolina, Then Himself

The gunman who killed five people, including a prominent doctor in South Carolina, was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a source who was briefed on the investigation.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/08/2021

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

Officer in Urlacher Sports Betting Case Enters Guilty Plea

A Chicago cop has plead guilty for his role in the operation of a high profile sports betting ring that involved the brother of Bears great Brian Urlacher.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/05/2021

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Feds Want Stiff Sentence for Bookie: Caused One Deadbeat to 'Burst Into Tears'

Gregory Paloian and his agents were so aggressive with gamblers, one actually "burst into tears".  Others were referred to as ‘f*&#%g little pu$%y’, little c&%*sucker'.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/01/2021

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Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/29/2021

Tennessee Sportsbook Action 24/7 Ask For Injunction Following License Suspension

Tennessee Sportsbook Action 24/7 Ask For Injunction Following License Suspension

Action 24/7, a local Tennessee sports betting firm, had its license yanked by the state after it was suspected of engaging in credit card fraud. Now the company is fighting in court to get it reinstated.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/24/2021

Bitcoin: Fake Elon Musk Giveaway Scam 'Cost Man £400,000'

Bitcoin: Fake Elon Musk Giveaway Scam 'Cost Man £400,000'

Analysts at Whale Alert in Amsterdam had watched in horror as Sebastian's 10 Bitcoin were transferred and then cashed out anonymously a few days later.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Mar/16/2021

Malta’s iGaming Industry Comes Under Increased Scrutiny

Once again, Malta's iGaming sector has come under scrutiny.  The Mediterranean nation is home to the largest online gambling industry in the world.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/15/2021

Spike in Homicides a Result of Illegal Gambling Dens Claim Law Enforcement

Spike in Homicides a Result of Illegal Gambling Dens Claim Law Enforcement

Eight homicides in Santa Ana, California, and half of them are being blamed on illicit gambling.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/11/2021

Crypto Crime Cartel? John McAfee Indicted

Crypto Crime Cartel: John McAfee, Others Arrested

Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment charging JOHN DAVID MCAFEE, the founder of the McAfee antivirus software company, and JIMMY GALE WATSON JR., who served as an executive adviser of MCAFEE’s so-called cryptocurrency team (the “McAfee Team”), with conspiracy to commit commodities and securities fraud, more...

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/10/2021

Urlacher Pardoned But Another Defendant in Sports Betting Case Pleads Guilty

Urlacher Pardoned But Another Defendant in Sports Betting Case Pleads Guilty

A guilty plea was entered Monday by another defendant in the sports gambling case that involved a northern Illinois mayor who was pardoned by former President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/08/2021

Swedish Man Involved in Digital Currency Fraud Faces 40 Years Prison Time

Swedish Man Involved in Digital Currency Fraud Faces 40 Years Prison Time

Roger Nils-Jones Karlsson is the founder of Eastern Metal Securities and accused of defrauding over 3,500 investors through digital currencies.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/08/2021

Pacman Jones Bar Fight Video Shows Violent Chaos ... People Throwing Chairs

TMZ.com Tuesday morning released exclusive video footage of a bar fight involving former NFL player and casino cheat Adam "Pacman" Jones, which shows chairs being thrown and barstools flying.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/16/2021

Pacman Jones Arrested Again: This Time for Assault

Pacman Jones Arrested Again: This Time for Assault

Former NFL cornerback and casino cheat Adam "Pacman" Jones was arrested on Monday morning in Hamilton County, Ohio, according to court documents obtained by WCPO Cincinnati.  He is accused of punching and kicking a person in the head.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/15/2021

Federal Murder Charge Added Against Man Accused of Setting Poker Pro on Fire

Murder Charge Added Against Man Accused of Setting Poker Pro on Fire

Poker pro Susie Zhao was bound, sexually assaulted, and burned alive following an encounter at a Michigan motel, according to court documents.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/15/2021

Another Urlacher Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty to Role in Sports Gambling Ring

Another Urlacher Co-Defendant Pleads Guilty to Role in Sports Gambling Ring

Todd Blanken is the second defendant to plead guilty for his involvement in an illegal sports betting ring with ties to the brother of Chicago Bears great Brian Urlacher

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/12/2021

PA Trooper Charged in Illegal Gambling, Prostitution Sting

A Pennsylvania state trooper and three other people were charged Thursday with operating a corrupt organization involving prostitution, gambling and money laundering at a strip club the trooper co-owns.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/11/2021

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Westminster Dog Show Betting Odds 2021

Westminster Dog Show Odds 2021

Athletes and celebrities will take a back seat to canines this weekend as the 2021 edition of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show begins Friday.

Attendees Hospitalized Following Miami Bitcoin Conference

More of those who attended last weekend's Miami Bitcoin Conference have come forward to tell their stories of falling ill, some confirming they tested positive for Covid-19.  The organizers point to the fact that vaccinations have been widely available in the United States.  According to CoinDesk, most respondents to their inquiries indicated that they had gone to Miami fully vaccinated

Claressa Shields MMA Debut Odds and UFC 263 Props

Claressa Shields MMA Debut Odds and UFC 263 Props

Claressa Shields, the best pound-for-pound female boxer in the world, steps into the Octagon tonight for her mixed martial arts debut.