Money Launderer For Poker Cos. Dealt 3 Years In Prison

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 8:30 PM EDT) -- A career criminal who helped funnel over $100 million for online poker companies was sentenced to three years is prison Thursday, after a federal judge lambasted him for his “brazen” crime.

Ira Rubin, 54, was also ordered to forfeit $5 million in payments he earned while processing money for PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and Absolute Poker, three sites that allegedly defied a federal crackdown on online gambling. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan imposed the sentence at a hearing in Manhattan.

Rubin pled guilty in February...
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