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Internet Gambling CEO Detained

Law, 2006-07-17, by TwoGun

BetonSports is a large, publicly traded Costa Rican online sports betting company that also has a poker room. Its CEO, David Carruthers, was detained in Dallas today on federal RICO charges (Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organisations Act).

Carruthers was on route from his native United Kingdom to Costa Rica. The company is seeking clarification on Carruthers detention.

More information can be found in this Forbes Article.

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