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Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Another guilty plea in online gambling case

Vincent F. Civella, 53, is the sixth local man to plead guilty to participating in an online gambling operation, the U.S. Attorney for Western Missouri reports. The KC guys would give clients a 1-800 number and a Web site where they could place bets. An office in Costa Rica handled the back end. Then the KC guys would pay out or collect in person.

Civella says he was part of the operation from March 2006 to March 2009. He made about $40,000 off the operation, which he'll now hand over to the government. Sentencing hasn't been scheduled yet, but he could get up to five years without parole, plus a $250,000 fine.

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