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Sunday, January 4, 2015

State Investigating prison Raffle game at Cape Vincent Correctional Facility

State investigating prison raffle game at NY facility

 


Anyone suspected of running an unlicensed game of chance could be charged with a misdemeanor under Article 225 of state Penal Law. While there are several criminal charges that could apply, the most likely is promoting gambling in the second degree, charged when someone “knowingly advances or profits from unlawful gambling activity.”


By Craig Fox
Watertown Daily Times
CAPE VINCENT — The state Inspector General’s office is investigating whether a progressive raffle game called the Queen of Hearts was operated illegally at the Cape Vincent Correctional Facility for nearly a year starting in the spring of 2012.
William P. Reynolds, a spokesman for the Inspector General, has confirmed to the Times that an investigation was launched by the Albany office after a whistleblower at the medium-security state prison filed a complaint early last year.
 Link here to read entire story posted by Corrections online.com

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