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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 06/18 – 06/24

Jail for accounts administrator who stole over €150k from employers to fund gambling addiction An accounts administrator who stole over €150,000 from his employers to fund his gambling addiction has been sentenced to two years in prison. Passing sentence at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court today, Judge Martin Nolan said Luong had committed a “huge error […]

A Brief Look at Crime 06/11 – 06/17

Grandmother wanted in 2 murders arrested after weeks-long manhunt A woman suspected of killing her husband in Minnesota, then fleeing to Florida and killing a woman who resembled her in order to assume a new identity, was captured Thursday night at a South Texas resort. Two federal deputy marshals arrested Lois Riess, 56, about 8:30 […]

A Brief Look at Crime 06/04 – 06/10

2 targeted in deadly shooting at Vegas casino picnic  Police were searching Monday for a man accused of opening fire on a picnic for a group of employees of a Las Vegas Strip casino-resort, killing a woman and critically injuring a man this weekend in what investigators called workplace violence. Authorities say Anthony Wrobel walked […]

A Brief Look at Crime 05/20 – 6/03

North-east man conned dad, 94, out of £88,000 A “deplorable” man who embezzled £88,000 from his 94-year-old father has been warned he faces a “significant” prison sentence. Iain Robertson squandered thousands of pounds gambling online and on dental work – prosecutors even claimed he spent more than £50,000 on a property in Thailand. The 63-year-old […]

A Brief Look at Crime 05/14 – 05/20

‘Losing Streak Lois’ had apparent gambling addiction, police say  The motive still isn’t clear as to why Lois Riess ended up on Fort Myers Beach, who was eventually accused of killing Pamela Hutchinson, stealing her money, ID and car. But her family says she had a problem with gambling—even stealing money from her own family […]

A Brief Look at Crime 05/07 – 05/13

Man Charged With Decapitating Gambler Now Faces Witness Tampering Charges One of two men charged with decapitating an individual they met at a casino is now accused of witness tampering. Donald Ray Cherry, 31, was charged on March 16 with intimidation and tampering with witnesses or informants, both felonies that can result in an addition […]

A Brief Look at Crime 04/30 – 05/06

Feds Seize $10.1M in ‘Illegal Gambling’ Money from Pojoaque Pueblo Tribe of New Mexico The US Department of Justice on Friday filed forfeiture proceedings in a federal court to seize $10.1 million from a bank account linked to the Pojoaque Pueblo tribal gaming operator in New Mexico. The DOJ said it deemed the money to […]

A Brief Look at Crime 04/23 – 04/29

Rocky Boy clinic worker gets prison for improper loans A former chief financial officer at the Rocky Boy Health Board Clinic in Box Elder has been sentenced to a year and day in prison for circumventing the approval process in taking nearly $112,000 in loans from the board’s loan program. U.S. District Judge Brian Morris […]

A Brief Look at Crime 04/16 – 04/22

California poker pro accused of ripping off investors in suspected Super Bowl, World Cup ticket-flipping. A federal grand jury has indicted an Orange County poker pro for allegedly bilking investors out of more than $6 million in a suspected Super Bowl and World Cup ticket-flipping scam. The indictment charges Seyed Reza Ali Fazeli, 49, of […]

A Brief Look at Crime 04/09 – 04/15

Mum-of-five stabbed to death in front of children after argument with her gambling addicted husband A mother-of-five was stabbed to death in front of some of her children following an argument with her gambling addicted husband. Parvez Akhtar plunged a combat style knife into his 49-year-old wife’s chest on the doorstep of her home after […]

A Brief Look at Crime 04/02 – 04/08

William Hill fined £6.2m over problem gambling and money laundering William Hill has been fined £6.2 million by the Gambling Commission over its “systemic” failure to protect customers from problem gambling and prevent money laundering. Senior management at William Hill failed to ensure the bookmaker’s anti-money laundering and social responsibility processes were effective, the regulator […]

A Brief Look at Crime 03/26 – 04/01

Trusted ex-council worker siphoned £197,000 of public cash to fund his gambling habit A former Nuneaton resident who fleeced almost £200,000 out of people in need across Warwickshire to fund a gambling habit has been jailed. Steve Ramsey, who lived in the town and worked for Warwickshire County Council, siphoned off £197,000 of precious public […]

A Brief Look at Crime 03/19 – 03/25

Man fatally shot in head at gambling party Detroit police are investigating after an unidentified man was found fatally shot in the head and left face-up in the street early Sunday morning on the city’s west side. Police say the shooting took place outside of a gambling party. The homicide took place about 12:10 a.m. […]

A Brief Look at Crime 03/12 – 03/18

Man shot dead by police was distressed gambling addict A man shot by police while waving a two by four on a Vancouver street in 2014 was arrested months before outside a Richmond casino for kicking down garbage cans and displaying homicidal thoughts, a British Columbia coroner’s inquest into the death heard Monday. Tony Du […]