Poker player and businessman Paul "MalACEsia" Phua is a free man after the the U.S. Districs District Judge Andrew Gordon on Monday threw out the case and barred the government from using evidence FBI agents seized during the raid on July 9 2014.
"Paul Phua stood his ground for himself, his friends and family and all of us," Chesnoff said after the court hearing. "Ultimately, he has been vindicat[...] Read more » Paul "MalACEsia" Phua Freed From Illegal World Cup Betting Charges
Kek, he isn't released because of innocence, he's got released because they could not go to trial with these evidences which were gathered in a funny (not so legal) way. Also, how the hell those six guys got fined and received probation times when they could not go to court even with Phua? $hitty lawyers for sure.
So, I've read further on this issue and surprise, surprise it looks nothing like a simple court case. Out of the eight, he was the one who almost got the nastiest sentence yet they set him free on some bull$hit looking reason. I think they've turned him into a snitch. They need him and his ties to the triad.