Listen Online - Listen on Mobile Radio.com | Mobile App Info

Sports Bettor Accused Of Using Phony Social Security Numbers

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Federal authorities are accusing a sports bettor who has won millions from Las Vegas casinos of misusing Social Security numbers to open player accounts at area sports books and casinos.

A federal indictment filed Tuesday charges David Oancea with misusing of a Social Security number and causing a domestic institution to file false reports.

Authorities say Oancea, known as “Vegas Dave,” used Social Security numbers that were not his.

Authorities say casinos and sports books filed false currency transaction reports when Oancea placed bets or collected winnings of more than $10,000 using the phony numbers.

Oancea’s court record does not list an attorney who could comment on his behalf.

 

Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribute

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From CBS Las Vegas

Introducing Your New Podcast Network Play.it
New CBS Local Sports

Listen Live