Operating an illegal gambling business

IRA RUBIN HAS joined Bradley Franzen, John Campos and Chad Elie in being arrested under the indictments issued in connection with online poker sites, and

According to the Bloomberg news service, Rubin was detained in Guatemala on April 25 before being extradited to Miami, Florida, and appearing before US Magistrate Judge Andrea Simonton.

Preet Bharara, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and Janice Fedarcyk, Assistant Director in Charge for the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation claim that Rubin assisted the online poker firms in disguising payments from US-based players as transactions with "phony Internet merchants".

He is charged on nine counts including conspiracy to violate UIGEA and three counts of violating UIGEA in connection with, and in addition to three counts of operating an illegal gambling business, conspiracy to commit bank and wire fraud and conspiracy to commit money laundering.
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