3 arrested in Korean gambling ring operating out of Cumberland County

3 arrested in Korean gambling ring operating out of Cumberland County


WE ALSO THE CHANCE OF RAIN WITH
THE COLD FRONT.
THOSE DETAILS COMING UP
DEPUTIES IN CUMBERLAND
COUNTY CASHED IN ON THE HARD
WORK TODAY TAKING DOWN PART OF
THE GAMBLING RING THAT HAS
ROOTS IN 4 STATES.
SIX LOCATIONS WERE BUSTED NORTH
CAROLINA AND 4 IN FATAL.
WHEN IT HOPE MILLS AND ANOTHER
IN RALEIGH DAVID HIRST REPORTS
IS LIKELY JUST THE BEGINNING OF
A LONG-RUNNING OPERATION FOR
LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Reporter: AS DEBBIE’S WERE
READING A FAYETTEVILLE HOME
SOME NEIGHBORS WERE SHOCKED TO
HEAR WHAT INVESTIGATORS SAY WAS
GOING ON INSIDE.
IT WAS UNEXPECTED.
I WOULD NEVER THINK THIS WAS
GOING ON UP THE ROAD FROM WHERE
I LIVE.
Reporter: THIS HOME ON OLD
POST ROAD WAS ONE OF SIX
LOCATIONS SEARCH IN CONNECTION
WITH THE KOREAN GAMBLING RING
AS PART OF THE INVESTIGATION
DEPUTIES FOUND DOZENS OF
ILLEGAL VIDEOCAMERA MACHINES
TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS
AND ISSUED ARRESTS FOR 4 MAN.
THE NEIGHBORS I SPOKE WITH
ARE THANKFUL WE’RE DOING
SOMETHING ABOUT THIS.
IT IS WHY TRAFFIC AND ALWAYS
THE OPPORTUNITY FOR THEM TO BE
VIOLENCE BECAUSE WE FOUND IN
OTHER JURISDICTIONS WHERE
GAMBLING IS NOT BEING REGULATED
THAT YOU END UP HAVING ARMED
ROBBERIES OR SHOOTINGS AT THESE
TYPES OF ESTABLISHMENTS.
Reporter: DEPUTIES HAVE BEEN
CONDUCTING SURVEILLANCE ON THE
LOCATIONS FOR MONTHS AND HAVE
TIES TO OTHER GAMBLING
OPERATIONS IN NEW YORK, TEXAS
AND LOS ANGELES.
SOME NEIGHBORS HAD NO IDEA THIS
WAS GOING ON BUT THEY SAY THEY
ARE THANKFUL THEY WERE ABLE TO
BRING AN END TO IT.
IF A PROBLEM THAT BACK IN
THE NEIGHBORHOOD IT’S GOOD THAT
IT’S OUT
Reporter: ADDITIONAL ARRESTS
AND CHARGES ARE EXPECTED TO BE
MADE AS THE INVESTIGATION

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