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feb
29

Black Friday Middleman Pleads Guilty

Tags: black friday, full tilt poker, middleman, Ryan Lang.
Posted on 29 February 2012 by "T".

Ryan Lang, one of 11 men indicted by the U.S. Department of Justice on Black Friday, pleaded guilty to U.S. conspiracy charges on Tuesday in federal court in Manhattan, New York. From 2007 to 2010, Lang, 37, severed as a middleman between poker companies and brokers who tricked banks into processing money for the gambling businesses.

Lang apologized in court for the crime he has committed, which can give up to 30 years in prison.

"I wish to publically apologize to anyone I've harmed by my conduct," Lang said.

 


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8 comments for "Black Friday Middleman Pleads Guilty"

 pochui29/02/2012 12:05:21 GMT
ok that is more or less what i wanted to see- someone going to jail (let's hope he will eventually get there)- let's get real- full tilt was a criminal organization- some dudes are guilty, some probably didn't know the whole picture- but the guilty ones should go to jail imo
 starbay29/02/2012 12:48:31 GMT
send them all to jail and give us our money back....or is ryan lang the fall guy...the man who will plead guilty to everything so the rest can walk free.....maybe a few extra million in his bank account for when he gets out Blink
 Fakiry29/02/2012 13:40:22 GMT
Wow, a 30 year imprisonment for a financial crime? I thought this would only be for homicide related crimes. Ok, Bernard Madoff got more than this, but he also stole, only for him, a lot more than Ryan Lang (I suppose, values aren’t known, but I think we can’t compare a bank to an online poker company).
 SuperNoob29/02/2012 18:44:16 GMT
another middleman nonsense, what about charging the actual people who were stealing money from the players and doing something good to help people get their money back..
only hypocrisy and bs by US govt Disagree Disagree
 Mober29/02/2012 18:52:36 GMT
Be careful what you say noob cause the redhood may get offended again lol Smile
 TheMachineQC29/02/2012 20:33:42 GMT
Will every man involved in this get his own trial? I really would like to hear what the more familiar faces have to say about all this. Who made the most $ in all this, Lederer?
 Greenmohave29/02/2012 22:07:46 GMT
Just take everyone envolved in the mangerial part of this scam, take all their assets, re-open Fult Tilt and give us our money back. Or, let' us use it toward playing poker like we wanted. How long is the U.S. Govy going to drag it out. They know who's involved and to what degree their involvment was or is. C'mon!
 chadd01/03/2012 20:45:21 GMT
ITS ALL BOLLOCKS IF YOU ASK ME WANKERS

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