U.S. Appellate Court Overturns Convictions of Offshore Sports Betting and Laundering

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Sunday, November 1, 1998
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
14
Issue: 
11
443-445
Abstract: 

On August 24, 1998, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously overturned the convictions of four persons convicted of multiple counts for their involvement in a gambling operation, sending shivers into the U.S. law enforcement community that has increased efforts to halt sports and Internet betting from offshore into the U.S.... [more]