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Civil Forfeiture of Internet Gambling Funds Filed in Maryland

March 30, 2010
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Since last summer, as part of a continuing investigation of illegal online gambling (“The Ghost Hand,” Feature, March 24), federal investigators in Maryland have seized more than $5 million from U.S. bank accounts tied to payment processors that allegedly transact business on behalf of offshore companies’ gambling web sites. Yesterday a civil forfeiture lawsuit...
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Feds in Maryland Seize Six More Bank Accounts Tied to Laundering Gambling Proceeds

September 24, 2009
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Update: Accused Money-Launderer’s Lawyer Says His Client No Longer Owns Payment-Processor Electracash As recounted in court documents made public yesterday in Maryland’s U.S. District Court, federal authorities seized the contents of six Wachovia Bank accounts held by a company called Forshay Enterprises, Inc., saying the accounts hold gambling proceeds involved in money laundering. The...
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