Tag Archives: money laundering

  • Golf Badboy Phil Mickelson Tied to Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

    Golf Badboy Phil Mickelson Tied to Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

    Last week, an intermediary for an illegal offshore gambling operation pled guilty to laundering $2.75 million. And according to a report from ESPN’s Outside the Lines, that $2.75 million came from golfer Phil Mickelson. Gregory Silveira, a former sports gambling handicapper from La Quinta, California, pled guilty to three counts of money laundering of funds […]

  • PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker Indicted For Fraud

    PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker Indicted For Fraud

    Three of the biggest online poker companies have been indicted for fraud and money laundering.¬† According to reports released on Friday, the United States Attorney has made public the indictment of eleven individuals, including the founders of PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker, and Absolute Poker. The 52-page indictment claims that the offshore companies used “fraudulent methods” […]