Tag Archives: Department of Homeland Security
- Online bookie 5Dimes’ use of Amazon gift cards targeted by US Homeland Security
March 15, 2016
US Homeland Security has accused Costa Rica-based online bookmaker 5Dimes of instructing US sports bettors to use Amazon gift cards to fund their online betting accounts. In a seizure warrant filed with the US District Court in Philadelphia, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sought the seizure of 15 Amazon...
- Paul Phua arrested as FBI busts illegal World Cup betting ring in Caesars Palace
July 14, 2014
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has broken up an Asian-facing illegal online sports betting ring operating out of Caesars Entertainment's Caesars Palace casino in Las Vegas. The FBI, ably assisted by the US Department of Homeland Security and Nevada gaming officials, arrested seven men and one woman on Sunday...
- Mt. Gox subsidiary targeted for failure to register as money transmitter
May 17, 2013
The US Department of Homeland Security’s seizure of funds belonging to a US subsidiary of Tokyo-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox was based on the feds’ assertion that the subsidiary had failed to register as a money transmitting business. On Tuesday, a warrant was filed in Maryland’s District Court authorizing the...
- US Homeland Security issue seizure warrant for Bitcoin-linked payment processor
May 15, 2013
The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has taken action to interrupt the transfer of funds between payment processor Dwolla and Japan-based Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox. Dwolla, an Iowa-based startup, had become a popular channel through which US citizens trade with the Bitcoin crypto currency. On Tuesday, a Dwolla customer...
- BREAKING NEWS – Bodog.com seized by Homeland Security
February 28, 2012
We have learned that Bodog.com, the original domain of the world’s most popular gaming brand Bodog, was seized by the Department of Homeland Security pursuant to a sealed warrant. We received information of the seizure via a leaked VeriSign notice sent to the international registrar managing the domain. This seizure...
- Everleaf exits US after fund seizure; Chilipoker protests Belgian blacklist inclusion
February 10, 2012
The Everleaf Gaming Network is pulling out of the US market following fund seizures by US Department of Homeland Security. The news broke on the 2+2 forums after a player noted a change in the network’s terms and conditions, specifically: "No person who is resident in Malta, France and USA...
BREAKING NEWS – Bodog.com seized by Homeland Security
February 28, 2012
Betclic Everest gives up on Belgium after one year
May 10, 2017