29th of March 2012 Author: Ava Jackuard
John Campos's plea will enable the DoJ to indict those individuals it can physically reach
As expected, John Campos, a defendant in the Department of Justice's Black Friday enforcement actions against online poker operators and their e-processors, has joined the list of those pleading guilty in plea bargain deals with the authorities.
Rather than arguing in court, Campos gave the DoJ a clean sweep, at least on those defendants that it can physically reach.
Among the 11 defendants indicted Chad Elie, Absolute Poker co-founder Brent Beckley and payment processors Ira Rubin, Ryan Lang, and Bradley Franzen chose to plead guilty.
A former executive at SunFirst Bank in Utah, Campos will plead guilty to a misdemeanor banking charge, and his lawyer called it an "excellent resolution".
The bank allegedly processed money for foreign-based online poker sites PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, the companies subjected to the DoJ shutdown.
Both Campos and a co-defendant Elie will be seen in court next month.
Gambling Law & Society News Poker Banking
23rd of March 2012
22nd of June 2012
18th of April 2015
17th of April 2015
15th of April 2015
11th of March 2015
4th of March 2015
21st of March 2015
19th of February 2015
7th of March 2015
Join now for full access to our online poker forum/chat plus receive our newsletter with news & exclusive bonuses every month.
Disclaimer Contact Us Privacy Gambling Help Site Map
LatestPokerBonuses.com © 2006-2015