Police cracked down on two underground gambling rings in separate raids in New Taipei City and Taichung, where proprietors allegedly took in large wagers on the outcome of the presidential election, arresting the suspects.
Wang Cheng-lung an alleged proprietor of an illegal gambling syndicate, was apprehended along with two employees in a raid on Wednesday, the New Taipei District Prosecutors’ Office said yesterday.
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Two more high stakes gambling operations were busted in Taiwan several days ahead of the country’s presidential polls.
Taiwan takes down two more election gambling rings ahead of pollsOn Wednesday, police raided two underground gambling rings in New Taipei City and Taichung, local media reported. Authorities claimed the gambling operations “took in large wagers on the outcome of the presidential election.”
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Italian authorities have arrested 11 people they say were running an illegal online gambling business which brought them millions of dollars in profits daily.
Prosecutors say the group, which worked on occasion with organized crime, is behind an illegal gambling website which set up servers and management structures abroad. The profits would allegedly be sent back to Italy through the purchase of properties.
Source: Occrp Website
Italian police arrested 11 people on Wednesday for allegedly running an illegal online gaming business which garnered millions of euros in bets every day, sometimes in collusion with the mafia, a top prosecutor in Rome said.
Luigi Tancredi, accused of heading the ring, installed poker screens in bars and gambling rooms run by Italian mafias, prosecutor Michele Prestipino said.
Source: Newsweek Website
Police seized more than 60 video gaming machines Thursday in raids targeting suspected illegal gambling operations in the GTA.
Officers raided 11 cafes and one home in Toronto and York Region in a joint operation called Project OEIDER.
Police allege the cafes fund organized crime.
“The machines are video gaming machines which function like slot machines,” RCMP Sgt. Penny Hermann said.
Source: Torontosun Website