Tuesday, July 18, 2006

RED HERRING | US Crackdown on Web Gambling

"The U.S. government upped the ante on online gambling with the arrest of a high-profile executive of a Costa Rica-based sports-betting enterprise and the announcement of indictments charging 11 individuals with racketeering, conspiracy, and fraud.

David Carruthers, chief executive of BETonSPORTS and a British citizen, was arrested on Sunday as he attempted to change flights in Dallas on a trip from the United Kingdom to Costa Rica"

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