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Man Convicted of Drug Trafficking and Money Laundering Sentenced to Prison

The U.S. Attorney's Office announced an Ohio man has ben sentenced to more than 16 years in prison for drug trafficking, money laundering and other crimes. The Commission assisted the FBI and IRS in the investigation, which determined the man used the Cleveland casino to launder money obtained through his illicit activities.

“The Ohio Casino Control Commission takes our mission to ensure the integrity of casino gaming in Ohio seriously, and appreciates the leadership of the US Attorney’s Office and the IRS in this case,” said Matthew Schuler, Executive Director of the Ohio Casino Control Commission. "We will aggressively continue to hold accountable those who would seek to use Ohio’s casinos as a platform for criminal activity.”

Read the press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office here.

Read more in the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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