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June 8, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff's deputies who broke up what they called the largest sports betting ring in Southern California in recent years began searching seized computer records Tuesday for the hidden identities of the ring's bettors, looking for help in finding more bookies. "The arrests we made (Monday) are not the end of the arrests we will make," said Lt. David Kading of the vice detail at the sheriff's Special Investigations Bureau.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff's deputies who broke up what they called the largest sports betting ring in Southern California in recent years began searching seized computer records Tuesday for the hidden identities of the ring's bettors, looking for help in finding more bookies. "The arrests we made (Monday) are not the end of the arrests we will make," said Lt. David Kading of the vice detail at the sheriff's Special Investigations Bureau.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff's deputies who broke up what they called the largest sports betting ring in Southern California in recent years began searching seized computer records Tuesday for the hidden identities of the ring's bettors, looking for help in finding more bookies. "The arrests we made (Monday) are not the end of the arrests we will make," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. David Kading, who is on the vice detail of the Special Investigations Bureau.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 8, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Sheriff's deputies who broke up what they called the largest sports betting ring in Southern California in recent years began searching seized computer records Tuesday for the hidden identities of the ring's bettors, looking for help in finding more bookies. "The arrests we made (Monday) are not the end of the arrests we will make," said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. David Kading, who is on the vice detail of the Special Investigations Bureau.
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September 21, 1986
Six men were arrested Saturday on charges stemming from what authorities said was a $500,000-a-week horse racing and sports bookmaking operation. Sheriff's deputies said the operation, headquartered in the 1900 block of Santa Fe Avenue, employed up to 20 people and used phone banks with 10 incoming lines and a toll-free number.
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October 11, 1996 | ERIC SLATER
A 2 1/2-year Sheriff's Department investigation has ended with the indictment of 21 people--including two Granada Hills men--on charges they ran Southern California's largest sports betting ring, which authorities say grossed at least $65 million a year. The indictment, handed down June 19 and unsealed by Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Tynan on Wednesday, alleges Granada Hills resident Kale Kalustian headed the interstate bookmaking operation for more than two decades.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1994
Seventeen suspects in an alleged major sports bookmaking operation were freed from custody Wednesday when authorities said they needed time to review evidence seized in the case before deciding whether to charge them. Authorities stressed that they plan to file charges of conspiracy to commit bookmaking against some of the suspects, including an alleged ringleader from Granada Hills, but that they need time to review computer records and other seized evidence.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 9, 1994 | JOSH MEYER
Seventeen suspects in an alleged major sports bookmaking operation were freed from custody Wednesday when authorities said they needed time to review evidence seized in the case before deciding whether to charge them. Authorities stressed that they plan to file conspiracy to commit bookmaking charges against the suspects, including a Thousand Oaks man who allegedly was a top aide in the ring, but that they need time to review computer records and other evidence seized.
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October 17, 1986 | JACK JONES, Times Staff Writer
A dozen people were charged Thursday with operating what the Los Angeles County district attorney's office called "one of the largest and most sophisticated" bookmaking rings in Southern California. The defendants, according to the district attorney's organized crime/anti-terrorist division, offered toll-free telephone numbers to bettors, utilized a computer and handled bets through dummy companies with up to 20 employees and phone banks.
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June 7, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Southern California's largest illegal sports bookmaking operation was crippled Monday when sheriff's deputies swept through five counties and arrested 17 people, including a man believed to be the leader of the enterprise, which netted $5 million a month, authorities said. About 100 deputies fanned out through Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange counties and made all of the arrests at 7 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
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June 7, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Southern California's largest illegal sports bookmaking operation was crippled Monday when sheriff's deputies swept through five counties and arrested 17 people, including a man believed to be the leader of the enterprise, which netted $5 million a month, authorities said. About 100 deputies fanned out through Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura and Orange counties and made all of the arrests at about 7 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
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