Article: Gold bars and Miami Heat ring seized as feds raid renowned sports gambler

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Gold bars and Miami Heat ring seized as feds raid renowned sports gambler

LISA J. HURIASH, 21 July 2021

Federal agents raided the home of a internationally known sports gambler in Plantation, seizing almost $4.3 million in cash, 61 gold bars, five luxury cars and a Miami Heat championship ring, according to federal court documents.

No criminal charges have been filed in the case of Clarence “Gary” Austin, the former husband of Costa Rican supermodel Lynda Diaz.

According to documents filed in federal court, “Austin’s illegal Internet gambling enterprise has produced in excess of $34 million in illegal proceeds during its operation.” Continue reading “Article: Gold bars and Miami Heat ring seized as feds raid renowned sports gambler”

Article: $50K wrapped in newspaper, computer with 2 hard drives, diamonds hidden in toothpaste tube: Trial of former UBS executive dredges up Swiss banks’ shady past

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$50K wrapped in newspaper, computer with 2 hard drives, diamonds hidden in toothpaste tube: Trial of former UBS executive dredges up Swiss banks’ shady past

Reuters, 3 November 2014

From bundles of cash inside scraps of newspaper to setting up shell companies, the trial in Florida of a former UBS executive is a reminder of the extreme methods some Swiss bankers used to hide clients’ cash.

Raoul Weil, 54, is the highest ranking Swiss banker to be arrested in the United States and prosecutors are seeking to paint him as a facilitator of efforts that helped conceal up to US$20 billion in taxpayers’ assets in secret offshore accounts.

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