Tag Archives: SunFirst Bank
- Former SunFirst Bank compliance officer claims she caused Black Friday
September 26, 2013
Does the online poker world owe Daniel Tzvetkoff an apology? In a surprise development, a former compliance officer at Utah’s SunFirst Bank has claimed responsibility for the havoc inflicted on the online poker industry on Black Friday. On Monday, Cathy Scharf told attendees at the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering...
- Harry Reid denies involvement with Jeremy Johnson
January 15, 2013
Senate majority leader Harry Reid has denied any involvement in a deal that would have seen a federal investigation into Utah businessman and philanthropist Jeremy Johnson disappear. Johnson told the Salt Lake Tribune that in 2010 a top official in the Utah attorney general’s office came to an agreement to...
- Black Friday banker Campos gets 3 months; New York, Texas credit betting busts
June 27, 2012
John Campos, the former vice-chairman of Utah’s SunFirst Bank, has been sentenced to three months in prison for his role in assisting online poker companies process payments to US customers. Campos, one of the original 11 figures indicted in the April 15, 2011 legal actions known as Black Friday, learned...
- The former Philanthropist and the hidden millions
February 21, 2012
Jeremy Johnson, the St. George Utah philanthropist/businessman has been accused of attempting to conceal $51.4million by funneling it through a number of holding companies. The Salt Lake City Tribune reports Johnson, who was arrested and denied bail following Black Friday, has been accused by a court appointed receiver of using...
- Black Friday case against Campos and Elie likely to go to trial in March
December 2, 2011
The federal court case against indicted Black Friday principals John Campos and Chad Elie will likely come to trial on March 12, 2012. The two men are accused of assisting online poker companies like PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker process payments to and from US players -- Campos in his...
- Chris Ferguson files claim on behalf of Full Tilt companies worth almost $100m
November 15, 2011
Chris “Jesus” Ferguson has filed a claim on behalf of Full Tilt Poker’s companies in attempt to reclaim almost $100million in player funds. The deadline for making such a filing was believed to be yesterday and in all, there are four different documents covering the vast amount of money involved....
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