Sports Talk Radio Host Craig Carton Charged with Running $5.6 Million Ticket Scam to Pay Gambling Debts – Casino.Org News

The FBI arrested popular New York City sports talk radio personality Craig Carton on Wednesday, alleging he conducted a Ponzi-like ticket fraud scheme to pay off millions of dollars in gambling debts. New York City sports talk radio host Craig Carton walked out of a federal courtroom Wednesday charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, and…

Legalize pot and gambling to fund Kentucky’s pensions? ‘Not going to happen,’ Bevin says – The Courier-Journal

CLOSE A quick look at the figures behind the Commonwealth’s pension shortfall. Mary Ann Gerth/Courier-Journal/USA TODAY Network/Wochit Buy Photo Governor Matt Bevin addresses the crowd during the Governors Local Issues Luncheon held at the Galt House. Aug. 24, 2017(Photo: Sam Upshaw Jr./CJ)Buy Photo Correction: An original version of this story misstated who suggested legalizing casino gambling…

Feds: Craig Carton Started Ticket Reselling Ponzi Scheme To Pay Off Millions In Gambling Debt – Gothamist

Craig Carton in 2016 (Getty Images) After being being arrested early Wednesday morning, radio personality Craig Carton was charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy to commit those offenses for creating what the U.S. Attorney’s office called a “Ponzi-like scheme” to attract investors into committing millions to a ticket reselling businessa business that was…

West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice – The Sydney Morning Herald

Australian writer-director Jason Raftopoulos was overcome by the five-minute standing ovation that greeted his debut film West of Sunshine after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. “It was a completely overwhelming experience,” he said. “So much of filmmaking is conducted in a bubble you never truly know what you have until it’s shown.…

WFAN host Craig Carton ran ticket Ponzi scheme to pay gambling debts, feds say – NJ.com

NEW YORK — WFAN host Craig Carton and a New Jersey man ran a “Ponzi-like” ticket-sales fraud scheme to cover their personal debts that defrauded investors out of million of dollars, authorities said Wednesday.  Carton, 48, and Michael Wright, 41, of Upper Saddle River, are charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, and conspiracy, the U.S. Attorney’s…

West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice – Daily Advertiser

West of Sunshine, set in Melbourne’s west, makes its mark at Venice exit Australian writer-director Jason Raftopoulos was overcome by the five-minute standing ovation that greeted his debut film West of Sunshine after its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. “It was a completely overwhelming experience,” he said. “So much of filmmaking is conducted…