Florida Gambling Scandal: 49 Arrested, Lt. Governor Resigns

Investigators say veterans' charity was a front for a $300 million gambling operation.
1:30 | 03/14/13

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The premise of charity as a lie a multi agency investigation that spanned three years in six states revealed at the so called nonprofit allied veterans of the world. Is actually all about profit to the tune of about 300 million it is shameful investigators say the four leaders of the enterprise made a fortune through nearly fifty Internet gaming cafes that they called fund raising sinners. In an effort to hide their profits investigators say they funneled millions through multiple channels. That ultimately led to their own pockets the group claimed 72 -- -- percent of the earnings went to veterans but in reality. Law enforcement only thought a measly. 2% claiming to be an organization designed to help veterans in order to rent and legal scheme insults every American. Who ever wore a military uniform. So far police arrested 49 people who they say participated in this scheme including the group's attorney Kelly Mathis and commander Jerry bass scene here on -- website it is and was a web of fraud. And corruption with little benefit. To veterans state investigators say some of the 300 million -- group made what to lobbyists and political campaigns. But any wrongdoing by elected officials is still under investigation. That includes lieutenant governor Jennifer Carroll who once represented the group -- tried to pass legislation for these gaming -- face. After this operation. Police plan to take a close look at all other casinos in -- -- --

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