Full Tilt Poker Exec Pleads Guilty To Bank Fraud

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- The former head payment processor at Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars pled guilty Wednesday in New York federal court to criminal fraud allegations that he lied to U.S. banks about hundreds of millions of dollars worth of financial transactions in order to circumvent U.S. gaming laws.

Nelson Burtnick copped to charges of conspiracy to commit unlawful Internet gambling, bank fraud, money laundering and gambling offenses for his efforts to deceive banks into handling the companies' Internet gambling transactions, according to prosecutors. Burnick worked for the companies...
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