Okay, So Where’s the Mob?

Jontay Porter the ex-NBA player and his gambling syndicate buddy arrested at JFK Airport. Threats, racketeering and "doing a special… or you beat me up." There has to be a mob connection somewhere in this story. That’s my take on the Brooklyn-based gambler, Long Phi “Bruce” Pham, being arrested by US authorities at JFK Airport in connection with the Jontay Porter scandal. To review. Porter was a good, third-string player in the best basketball league in the world. He made about $1...

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Two Crises, One Continent

It was a bizarre accident that started the investigation. On a road in northern Italy a driver fell asleep. No big deal. Except the driver was a soccer player from the local team who could not stay awake, no matter how hard he tried. When the police tested him, they discovered he was not suffering from narcolepsy; but a gambler had drugged him and some of his team-mates to ensure that they played so badly they lost the game,...

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