David Carruthers, a resident of Costa Rica and England, was taken into custody this past July during a flight layover in Texas. His alleged crime? Being the CEO of BetonSports PLC, which operates BetonSports.com, an online gambling Web site based out of Costa Rica and Antigua. For that offense, a federal grand jury returned a 22-count indictment charging Mr. Carruthers, BetonSports PLC, and others with racketeering, conspiracy and fraud.

This article by Ben Mulcahy was originally published in the New York Law Journal. To read the article please click here, or visit the New Yprk Law Journal website.