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BetUS Indicted on illegal online gambling charges

Authorities in Utah have announced charges against seven people and four companies Friday, including, in an alleged scheme to disguise credit-card payments for Internet gambling.

BetUS Indicted on illegal online gambling chargesAll the defendants live in Las Vegas, but the companies were based in South Lake City suburb. U.S. Attorney Brett Tolman said on this matter: "We now have a body of information technology and strategy that can cross many jurisdictions."

The inducement explained that banks were fooled by those companies to process Visa and Master Card transactions destined for online gambling websites, as other types of legal transactions.

The charges include racketeering conspiracy, bank fraud, transmission of wagers and money laundering, and aims to recover over $150 million and confiscate houses, cars and other assets under RICO. The defendants are scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City on May 30. We will bring more as it becomes available.


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