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ST. LOUIS GAMBLING CRIME STORIES

  • Four years ago, Sgt. Joe Delia of the Maryland Heights police led an investigation into what turned out to be the largest juvenile prostitution ring ever federally prosecuted. By Michele Munz /2.25.03/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  • A woman who pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling more than $660,000 was a heavy gambler on Missouri riverboat casinos, according to an attorney for her former employer in Fenton. (Possibly embezzled $2.2 mm) By Peter Skinkle/4.16.03/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  • It was the American dream, Yang told a judge Monday, or at least it was until 6:30 a.m. Nov. 9, 2000. That's when a robber shot her husband dead outside their house as he brought home casino winnings.
    By WILLIAM C. LHOTKA/12.17.02/St. Louis Post-Dispatch

  • It is similar to the keno game in casinos that Wright played - with about $500,000 she embezzled from her employer.
    By Virginia Young/12.18.00/St. Louis Post-Dispatch Jefferson City bureau

  • A former admissions director at a St. Charles nursing home pleaded guilty Tuesday of stealing thousands of dollars from a resident after the resident died in 1998, and losing at least $25,000 of the money gambling. Police say that Wechling stole at least $200,000. St. Louis Post-Dispatch 5.2.01

  • A former St. Charles city councilwoman gambled away money she embezzled from her employer at local casinos. She is accused of stealing $367,000. St. Louis Post-Dispatch 10/17/97

  • A former St. Louis County employee who said casino debts drove her to embezzle nearly $800,000 has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. A county employee since 1983, King became head cashier in the Recorder of Deeds' office in 1997. Jefferson City News-Tribune/6.8.03

    Gambling Crimes in Missouri

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