Tag: illegal gambling

On January 2nd, 2018

Four California Residents Busted for Running Illegal Gambling Business Investigation by California DOJ special agents & FBI agents

SACRAMENTO— On December 28, 2017, a federal grand jury indicted four suspects from San Francisco and the East Bay Area, charging them with conducting an illegal gambling business throughout Northern California. Indicted were Yaniv Gohar, 34, of Berkeley, Orel Gohar, 27, of San Francisco, Eran Buhbut, 32, of Oakland, and May Levy, 26, of Walnut […]

On September 6th, 2017

ABC Agents Find Illegal Gambling Devices in Three California Businesses

SACRAMENTO – California Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) agents seized gambling machines at three businesses in California following undercover investigations in San Jose, Salinas and Santa Maria. On August 17, 2017, agents posted a Notice-of-Suspension at Waves Café in San Jose after ABC agents discovered illegal gambling devices on the premises, along with the possession of […]

On March 29th, 2017

DOJ Agents & Kern County Deputies Seize 124 Illegal Gambling Machines

BAKERSFIELD -  After receiving citizen complaints about possible illegal activity taking place in and around some businesses in the Bakersfield area, on March 27, 2107, California Department of Justice (DOJ) special agents teamed with Kern County Sheriff's deputies to conduct an enforcement operation in the Oildale, east Bakersfield, and south Bakersfield areas. The DOJ Bureau […]

On November 21st, 2016

“Dino the Casino” Indicted for Illegal Gambling Business, Money Laundering, and Cocaine Distribution Slot Machines Placed in Shops from Bakersfield to Sacramento

SACRAMENTO — Following an investigation by the California Department of Justice – Bureau of Gambling Control and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a federal grand jury returned a 12-count indictment November 17, 2016 against Nive Hagay, 31, of Los Angeles, charging him with operating an illegal gambling business, money laundering, and cocaine distribution. According to […]

On July 19th, 2016

DOJ Special Agents Target Illegal Gambling in Solano County Internet Sweepstakes Cafes shut down in Fairfield & Vallejo

SOLANO COUNTY -  On July 12, 2016, special agents with the California Department of Justice's Bureau of Gaming Control seized gambling equipment at internet cafes in Fairfield and Vallejo. At the Talk N Win in Fairfield, special agents seized 20 illegal gambling computers, shutting down the business.  They also seized 19 illegal gambling computers from […]

On December 14th, 2015

25 People Charged in $10 Million Illegal Gambling and Money Laundering Operation

SAN DIEGO – Twenty-five people are charged in a federal grand jury indictment with participating in an illegal gambling operation that laundered an estimated $10 million in gambling proceeds through Chula Vista and San Diego card rooms in what is believed to be the biggest illegal gambling prosecution in San Diego County in recent memory. […]

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