Tuesday, April 03, 2007
US arrests online gambling executive

According to eGaming Review, the founder of online gambling website BetonSports, Gary Kaplan, was arrested by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the Dominican Republic. He is expected to be brought to St Louis to face US justice for illegally taking wagers from US citizen.

Kaplan's arrest follows the arrest of the companies chief executive David Carruthers nine months ago.

The company has since stopped trading and has been de-listed from the London Stock Exchange.