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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 09/17 – 09/23

Former Rapides DA bookkeeper sentenced to prison after thefts Margaurette Beard suffers from a gambling addiction and, when the urge to roll the dice hit, she’d reach into a desk drawer, scoop out some cash and go to a casino. The trouble is, the cash she used didn’t belong to her. On Tuesday, the former […]

A Brief Look at Crime 09/10 – 09/16

Gambling, guns a ‘recipe to die,’ SC official says as teen charged after two deaths A South Carolina 17-year-old was arrested Wednesday following the killing of two other teenagers, according to the Charleston Police Department. Two Charleston teens, 15-year-old Taleket Williams and 17-year-old Juquel Young, were shot to death just before 9 p.m Sunday outside […]

A Brief Look at Crime 08/27 – 09/09

Marshfield man ordered to give up $425,000 earned from illegal gambling A Marshfield man who owns Quincy’s South Side Tavern has been ordered to forfeit nearly $425,000 in proceeds he earned from running an illegal sports betting ring out of the bar. He is one of five who were indicted in connection with the gambling […]

A Brief Look at Crime 08/20 – 08/26

Police arrest man wanted for stabbing Bronx woman to death with screwdriver a month after killing his lottery winner uncle A Bronx ex-con already wanted in the June murder of his lottery-winning uncle was busted for the lethal screwdriver stabbing of a Bronx secretary inside her company’s office, police said. Outraged family and friends of […]

A Brief Look at Crime 08/13 – 08/19

Turtle Lake woman pleads guilty to wire fraud after embezzling more than $818,000 from Rice Lake church  Deborah Marcellus, 63, of Turtle Lake pleaded guilty on Monday, July 2, in U.S. District Court in Madison to wire fraud and filing a false income tax return, charges that stem from her embezzlement of more than $818,000 […]

A Brief Look at Crime 08/06 – 08/12

6-year sentence for woman who embezzled $4.3 million  A New Freedom, Pa. woman says gambling addiction is why she embezzled $4.3 million while working at the Susquehanna Valley Surgical Center in Harrisburg. Donna Marie Wozniak, age 57, pleaded guilty to embezzlement and tax evasion in August 2017. She had worked as the business manager at […]

A Brief Look at Crime 07/23 – 08/05

Lottery Scams Have Bilked Americans, Canadians Out of $344 Million Since 2015 North Americans — including both US and Canadian citizens — have lost more than $344 million to lottery scams and other prize-offering hoaxes over the past three years, according to a new study by the Better Business Bureau (BBB). The BBB said that […]

A Brief Look at Crime 07/16 – 07/22

Schoolboy, 13, blows £80,000 gambling online after using his father’s business credit cards to fund his addiction A 13-year-old schoolboy blew £80,000 gambling online using his father’s business credit cards to fund his addiction. The youngster, from Lancashire, started placing bets after seeing adverts for online bookmakers while watching a football match at Wembley. He […]

A Brief Look at Crime 07/09 – 07/15

KC man charged with killing woman during robbery after leaving casino  Kansas City man is charged with murder after he allegedly killed a woman during an attempted robbery after leaving a casino. Corey D. Bibee, 30, is charged with second-degree murder, first-degree attempted robbery and armed criminal action. According to court documents, Elaine M. Segovia […]

A Brief Look at Crime 07/02 – 07/08

Caregiver charged in elderly woman’s death embezzled $100K   Fairhurst, 80, was hospitalized on Jan. 16, 2017, and died there nine days later. Her weight had dropped 50 pounds in the last months of her life, Quinn’s office said, and it was determined that malnutrition and bed sores contributed to her death. Investigators determined that Fairhurst […]

A Brief Look at Crime 06/25 – 07/01

Cemetery owners embezzled $500K The former owners of a York County cemetery have been charged with scamming customers out of $500,000. U.S. Attorney David Freed said Friday that a grand jury in U.S. Middle District Court indicted Theodore Martin, 54, and his 47-year-old wife Arminda, with mail fraud and conspiracy. Investigators claim the Martins embezzled […]

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 […]