$20 Million in Assets Seized by Maine in Fiscal Year
Assets seized in connection to an illegal sports betting ring in Maine makes this year's total collected by the U.S. attorney's office almost $20 million.
The Bangor Daily News reports Stephan Mardigan pleaded guilty in May 2018 to illegal gambling, money laundering and filing a false tax return.
In January the 63-year-old was sentenced to 15 months in prison, and was ordered to forfeit about $13 million in property as well as over a million dollars in cash.
The U.S. attorney's office in Maine says last fiscal year it collected nearly 20 million. The previous year it collected about 4 million.