Tag Archives: illegal gambling
- Feds to forfeit over $475K net proceeds from 2010 Guam gambling bust
July 10, 2017
U.S. federal authorities are seeking to forfeit more than $475,000 in alleged net proceeds from an illegal gambling business in Guam that they took down less than seven years ago. In 2010, members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Internal Revenue Service busted the unlawful operations of the...
- 1,318 Chinese in online gambling to be deported
November 29, 2016
The Philippines is set to kick 1,318 Chinese nationals out of the country for their involvement in illegal online gambling business. The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported that the Bureau of Immigration is preparing to deport the Chinese nationals after confirming that they have violated immigration laws, including going beyond their...
- Czech minister’s websites hacked in protest of gambling law
August 3, 2016
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. A group of hackers has targeted the company websites of billionaire Czech Finance Minister Andrej Babis to denounce a law giving the state the power to close illegal gambling sites, according to Reuters. Since Czech Republic’s second-richest man is...
- Authorities shut down illegal casino, lottery operations in Siem Reap
March 2, 2016
A delivery of unlicensed gambling machines ended in the arrest of more than a dozen people in connection with illegal gambling charges in a Siem Reap town, local media reported. According to The Phnom Penh Post, provincial and military police raided five apartments in Borey Prem Prey, located on the...
- Negeri Sembilan gov’t wants religious officers to join illegal gambling war
January 28, 2016
A state government is turning to the religious officers for backup in its war against illegal gambling centers in Malaysia. The government of Negeri Sembilan, one of Malaysia’s 13 states, is mulling on the possibility that police can help train religious officers “to identify business premises used for illegal gambling...
- 112 nabbed in Malaysia’s anti-online gambling raids
December 14, 2015
Authorities in Malaysia are ramping up their efforts to rid of online gambling activities in the country. This month, police announced they have arrested a total of 112 people involved in online gambling in the Seri Alam district, The Star reported. Seri Alam Police Assistant Commander Abdul Samad Sellah said...