Fla. Lawyer Escapes 1/3 Of Charges In $300M Gambling Probe

Law360, Los Angeles (October 1, 2013, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A Florida state judge on Tuesday dropped more than 50 money laundering charges against an attorney who allegedly advised Allied Veterans of the World in a $300 million illegal gambling center conspiracy, leaving the lawyer to face more than 100 other charges.

The decision to toss a third of criminal charges against Kelly Mathis comes less than two months after the court denied a bid to question Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi in connection with her prosecution of the scheme that prompted the resignation of the...
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