Absolute Poker Founder Gets 14 Months For Payment Scam

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 10:43 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday sentenced a founder of online gambling company Absolute Poker to 14 months in prison after he admitted to fraud charges stemming from allegations that he cheated banks into processing certain payments to his website.

U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan sentenced Brent Beckley, the payment processing director for Absolute Poker after he pled guilty in December to one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and wire fraud, and one count of violating the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, Beckley's...
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