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Whatever happened to David Carruthers CEO of BETonSPORTS plc
casino blog
16 February 2012

For those of you who know of David Carruthers, you should be aware that he was the former CEO of BetOnSports plc who in 2006 was held by US authorities in Texas as he was flying from London to Costa Rica.

This was part of a clamp down by US law who were tackling major offshore organisations that had been offering illegal online gambling activities and services to players within the US.

He was therefore charged for violating US federal laws that directly related to illegal gambling in the US. The indictment of BetOnSports reported that there had been a minimum of nine violations of the law. Carruthers was put under house arrest and the bail bond was placed at $1,000,000. Carruthers actual charge was violating the US Wire Act of 1961.

Three years later in April of 2009, David Carruthers then went on to plead guilty to charges relating to racketeering. He also agreed to assist the authorities during the federal investigation of the founder of BetOnSports, Gary Kaplan.

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