Todd Lyons, Massachusetts’ resident, has been charged by federal authorities for illegal Internet gambling operations. Todd Lyons is reported to be the first person from that state to be charged with breaking the rules as provided by the UIGEA.
Lyons was arrested for his connection as the prime representative in Massachusetts of Sports Offshore, an Antiguan bookmaking operation. He was charged with money laundering, racketeering and operating an illegal gambling business. He’s been released on $200,000 bail. He should appear in court on June 21st and is about to face 20 years in prison for each of the main counts.