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A Man in Shreveport Man was Busted after an Alleged Casino Heist
A man in Shreveport was arrested for a crime that sounds like it comes straight from a movie.
Anhkim Le of Shreveport will most likely be given plenty of time to think about what went wrong in his elaborate scheme that involved him making off with more than a quarter of a million dollars in a scam that involved a Brinks truck.
However, Le underestimated the Louisiana State Police that work in the gaming division. Horseshoe contacted the Louisiana State Police Gaming Operations Section on the 1st of April 2015, in regard to a shortage from a deposit that was made in to the Capital One Bank on the 23rd of March.
Casino representatives showed three bags of currency, makers, credit card receipts and personal checks to state police. These were picked up from the casino by Brinks Inc. armored couriers service on the 22nd of March.
The bags were then to be deposited on the Monday, the 23rd of March at the Capital One Bank in Shreveport.
Documentation however that was received from Capital One Bank showed that the bag that contained $354 879.86 was never delivered to the bank for deposit.… Read the rest
Las Vegas Casino Heists
Over the years there has been some daring casino heists. Here is a look at some of the more memorable ones according to gamblingforreal.com.
‘Biker Bandit’ – Bellagio Robbery, 2010
The ‘Biker Bandit’ robbed the Bellagio in a bold heist on December 14th 2010 and made off with $1.5 million worth of casino chips. Anthony Carleo, who was 29 at the time rode up to the casino entrance on a motorcycle, walked right up to the craps table, pulled a gun and demanded chips.
He got away with a range of chip denominations including one that was worth $25 000. He then tried to sell these on an internet poker website using the email email@example.com and signing emails as the ‘Biker Bandit’.
Several weeks after his daring heist the Metro Police caught up with him where he was gambling and trying to sell chips to undercover officers.
In August 2011 the Clark County Judge sentenced him to serve between 9 and 27 years for the Bellagio robbery and for an early heist that Carleo committed at the Suncoast casino on December 9th 2010.
Carleo was actually the son of a former Las Vegas Municipal court Judge.… Read the rest