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Russian Mob Tied Gambling Ring Busted as FBI Raided Art Gallery in in Manhattan

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Russian Mob Tied Gambling Ring Busted as FBI Raided Art Gallery in in Manhattan
This week 34 people were charged in massive gambling ring catered to Wall Street billionaires, Russian oligarchs, hedge fund hot shots and A-list clientele. U.S. prosecutors charged the defendants Hillel “Helly” Nahmad, and Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov, allegedly a “Vor,” or high-level Russian criminal, in a 27- count indictment unsealed today in federal court in Manhattan.