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Florida Mega Casinos would lead to More Crime at a Cost of $3 Billion in Incarceration Costs Alone

Casino Watch Focus reported that the opposition for Florida’s mega-destination casinos had grown to include some very impressive and influential groups.  The group No –Casinos reported on the results of a study entitled “Casinos and Florida: Crime and Prison Costs.”  The Miami Herald explains that the reports points to a huge increase in crime, which […]

A Brief Look at Crime 12/18 – 12/24

Two R.I. men get prison for lottery-related beating death Two Rhode Island men are headed to prison for beating a man to death aboard a sailboat over lottery winnings. Attorney General Peter Kilmartin says Richard Baribault was sentenced Friday to life plus ten years. Troy Gunderway received a 55-year term with 35 years to serve. […]

A Brief Look at Crime 12/11 – 12/17

‘He Pulled Out a Gun and Shot Him’ – Witness Describes Bakersfield Casino Shooting About a dozen shots rang out just before 6 p.m. on Friday Nov. 3, at the Golden West Casino in South Bakersfield, California, according to a witness interviewed on KBAK Eyewitness News. A man identified in an eyewitness interview as ‘Doug,’ […]

A Brief Look at Crime 12/04 – 12/10

Ex-cop, son admit to roles in $4 million illegal sports-betting scheme An ex-cop who once spent time in prison for participating in an advertising scheme, has racked up another felony conviction, this time for his role in illegal Internet-based sports gambling rings, which, authorities said, hauled in about $4 million in wagers. Ciro Barone, 68, […]

A Brief Look at Crime 11/20 – 12/03

Organized crime a ‘viable threat to public safety’ in B.C. casinos: gov’t report The presence of organized criminals in casinos is “a viable threat to public safety,” the B.C. government was warned in an April internal memo obtained by Postmedia. The memo — sent to John Mazure, B.C.’s assistant deputy minister in charge of the […]

A Brief Look at Crime 11/13 – 11/19

‘Property Wars’ star agrees to $2M, jail time deal in Phoenix fraud case A former “Property Wars” star agreed to a plea deal in a Phoenix fraud case Tuesday that will see him pay $2 million in restitution and serve at least a decade behind bars. “[Scott Menaged] pleaded guilty to three charges: Conspiracy to […]

A Brief Look at Crime 11/06 – 11/12

Gambling addict ‘killed dad and daughter, 8, when he torched their house to destroy CCTV of him robbing A GAMBLING addict killed a dad and daughter when he torched their home to destroy CCTV footage of him robbing a neighbour, a court heard. Daniel Jones is accused of pouring petrol through the letterbox of the […]

A Brief Look at Crime 10/30 – 11/05

Winter Haven woman who stole $1.8 Million from stepfather to be resentenced to prison Wanda Imber, who was sentenced to house arrest in May 2016 after a jury found her guilty of stealing about $1.8 million from her elderly stepfather, is about to lose her freedom. An appellate court has ruled that Circuit Judge J. […]

A Brief Look at Crime 10/23 – 10/29

Gambler embezzles £330k from employers A financial controller who embezzled £330,000 from his employer to fund a high-rolling gambling habit has been jailed for four years. Paul Robinson, who’s online poker account processed £462,000 within 18 months, also splashed out on home improvements. He treated himself to a £38,000 BMW car and a gold bar. […]

A Brief Look at Crime 10/16 – 10/22

Las Vegas shooting: At least 50 dead in massacre Trump calls ‘act of pure evil’ A gunman turned a Las Vegas concert into a killing field Sunday night from his perch on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, using at least 10 guns to rain down a steady stream of fire, […]

A Brief Look at Crime 10/09 – 10/15

Five years after introduction, study says video gambling leading to crime upticks September marked the five-year anniversary of video gaming legalization in Illinois. A new report claims that the societal costs of gambling may not be worth the tax revenue. According to the Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, Illinois received $1.3 billion in revenue […]

A Brief Look at Crime 10/02 – 10/08

Man Ordered to Pay Back Money Stolen From Gambling Pal He Dismembered Ming Jiang, who dismembered his friend’s body and dumped his torso in a suitcase, _*is refusing to leave his cell Jiang was ordered to pay back the tens of thousands of pounds he stole from his victim. Jiang, a professional fraudster, was sentenced […]

A Brief Look at Crime 09/25 – 10/01

Father, son plead guilty to running illegal sports betting ring out of San Diego card room A father and son accused of running a bookmaking operation out of the Lucky Lady Casino and Card Room on El Cajon Boulevard pleaded guilty in San Diego federal court Tuesday to a racketeering conspiracy. Segal’s son, Sydney Segal, […]

A Brief Look at Crime 09/18 – 09/24

Dramatic moment armed cops stormed Las Vegas casino in hunt for ‘active shooter’ after Mayweather v McGregor fight  Dozens of cops stormed the Cromwell Hotel as panic spread among thousands of fans who descended on Sin City for the blockbuster contest. A video shot by super-middleweight star Eubank Jr shows officers drawing their weapons and […]

A Brief Look at Crime 09/11 – 09/17

Addicted gambler gets house arrest after stealing $1 million A Burford woman who stole almost $1 million from her CIBC employer was given a remarkably light sentence in Ontario Court last week due to her equally remarkable response to the crimes. Margaret Pepper, 56, was sentenced to a form of house arrest for two years […]