Alderney Gaming Commission Tells Full Tilt Poker Customers: Go To Local Police

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Alderney Gaming Commission Tells Full Tilt Poker Customers:  Go To Local Police

The Alderney Gaming Control Commission (AGCC) may be wiping its hands of Full Tilt Poker and all responsibilities associated with the now defunct company once and for all.

The AGCC pulled the plug on Full Tilt back in late June, leaving customers across the globe owed millions of dollars.  The US Justice Department had previously asserted the company was tied to an elaborate ponzi scheme via high profile stakeholders the likes of Howard Lederer and Chris “Jesus” Ferguson.  Two executives of the company were charged with money laundering and bank fraud on April 15 of this past year.  The DOJ also froze numerous bank accounts associated with FTP.  US customers have not seen a dime since last April. 

“Contact your local police,” is apparently the response by the AGCC given to those still out money.

The popular Italian poker news site,, reported

La Alderning Gambling Control Commission invita tutti i player che reputano di essere stati vittima di un crimine a rivolgersi alle stazioni della polizia locale. E sebbene il gruppo Tapie non sia stato menzionato in questa vicenda, a breve si attende un accordo formale. Diverse sono lo opzioni a disposizione dei giocatori di poker.

The loose translation into English:

The Alderning Gambling Control Commission invites all players who feel they have been the victim of a crime to contact the local police stations. And although the group Tapie was not mentioned in this story, short expects a formal agreement. Are the different options available to poker players.

All players with funds frozen in Full Tilt Poker are invited to go to the local police stations if they believe they were victims of a crime. In this way the AGCC (Alderning Gambling Control Commission) has invited all the poker players who have money stuck with your local authorities.For the moment the group Bernard Tapie, who has recently reached an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department, was not mentioned.

As rightfully points out, it will be going on nearly a year that Full Tilt Poker owes players money.

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