Chicago Man Ran Illegal Sports Gambling Business, Feds Say
Law360 (October 11, 2019, 7:31 PM EDT) -- A Chicago resident ran an illegal gambling business and hid that work and related income in a bankruptcy proceeding he initiated to escape a $1.5 million civil judgment, according to charges federal prosecutors made public Friday.
Michael Frontier maintained his gambling platform through Costa Rica-based online sportsbook, personally collecting money from bettors or paying it to them depending on the outcomes of their bets, according to the 14-count indictment. Frontier hid that business and income in the disclosures he filed to dodge a $1.5 million civil judgment entered against him for negligence in a motorcycle accident, prosecutors claim.
Frontier faces five...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!