Once Again, There Is Another Sports Betting Ring That Goes Down In Flames
May 8, 2007, 10:46 pm (12 years ago)
As you know there have been many arrests that have been made in connection with the sports betting ring that has been going on in New York. This week, there were more arrests that took place in connection with the sports betting ring. In fact, the law enforcement officers of New York were able to tear apart a sports betting ring organization that was valued at two million dollars. There were several different police departments that were involved starting with the local police departments in New Rochelle as well as Mount Pleasant and Pleasantville. The local police departments of White Plains as well as Yonkers and Yorktown also put in a helping hand in the raids that took place in thirty different locations. During the raids there were eighteen operators and bookies that were arrested by the police.
The Associated Press has took the time to reports that the actual bets were placed on professional sports as well as college sports and the limits were as high as one hundred thousand dollars and are known to be connected to a computer that transfers the bets to a wire room that is located in Costa Rica. This is what the Westchester District Attorney by the name of Janet DiFiore stated to the news service. According to the criminal expertise division there were online casino betting as well as some sports wagers that ere going on.