Michael Domenico Figliano, from Ramsgate, Australia borrowed heavily from his mother before losing almost $400,000 at a Syndey casino. Figliano was convicted in the Downing Centre Local Court of materially contributing to his insolvency by gambling, the Insolvency and Trustee Service Australia (ITSA) announced in a statement on Wednesday.
The conviction last Tuesday followed an inv[...] Read more » Conviction For Gambler Who Lost $400,000
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 37 (M)
I don’t think that Portugal have way to condemn people to good behavior, but seems a nice thing for cases like these. Poor mother. Think about what she must have suffered to feed this addiction. In my country the lightest sentence I know is communitarian work, which would fit similar cases.
Joined: Jan '11
Location: United States
Age: 52 (M)
I don't get this crime. So, did his mother press charges on him for losing money that was hers or what is the real crime. Also, as already stated the fine is a measley $150 dollars not no $150 thousnd dollars. It's just this story has no real point other then he lost the money.