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Sweepstakes machines lead to man's arrest

One woman and eight men are indicted on gambling charges

By Rob Shikina

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 03, 2014

~~<p>Police on Friday arrested one of the nine people charged with a total of 414 counts of racketeering, promoting gambling and money laundering in connection with Products Direct Sweepstakes gaming machines.</p>
<p>An Oahu grand jury returned the sealed indictment Thursday, but online court rec&shy;ords showed the charges and identified the defendants as eight men and one woman. On Friday afternoon police arrested at least one.</p>
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Police on Friday arrested one of the nine people charged with a total of 414 counts of racketeering, promoting gambling and money laundering in connection with Products Direct Sweepstakes gaming machines.

An Oahu grand jury returned the sealed indictment Thursday, but online court rec­ords showed the charges and identified the defendants as eight men and one woman. On Friday afternoon police arrested at least one. Login for more...



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