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NETeller Founder Pleads Guilty To US Gambling Charges

Friday, 13th July 2007

The US Attorney for the Southern District of New York announced NETeller founder & former president John Lefebvre has "pleaded guilty to various gambling charges" after "admitting he conspired with others to promote illegal gambling by providing payment services in the US to off-shore internet gambling businesses," reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Lefebvre, 55, admitted NETeller "allowed players to transfer money back & forth to internet gaming sites". In a related case, Stephen Lawrence "pleaded guilty to participating in the same conspiracy & also admitted to a forfeiture allegation of US$100 million for which he is jointly responsible with Lefebvre".

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