• Ringleader Of Illegal Sports Betting Operation Was NYPD Cop

    30 March 2007


    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.