Ringleader Of Illegal Sports Betting Operation Was NYPD Cop

30 March 2007

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March 29, 2007

Two former city police officer were among the 17 people busted in what prosecutors say was a multi-million dollar online gambling ring.

Investigators say the head of the sports betting operation was John Kinahan, a former NYPD officer. Former detective Phillip Buckles was also arrested.

Authorities say the sports ring placed bets through an offshore internet service. The operation brought in more than $30-million in wagers in the past year.