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By Joel Schectman and Koh Gui Qing
LAS VEGAS, Sept 30 (Reuters) – By the time the Las Vegas Sands Corp tried to collect on the gambling debts last year, the two women owed $6.4 million, lost during a few disastrous days of baccarat.
But when the Sands asked prosecutors to press criminal charges against Xiufei Yang, 59, and Meie Sun, 52, over the bad debts, attorneys for the two women struck back with a surprising allegation.
Yang and Sun weren’t high-stakes gamblers, their attorneys said in court filings. They were local hou…
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