Earlier this week, the Manhattan United States Attorney's Office amended its April 15 complaint against online poker companies. The amended complaint now includes charges against the board members of Full Tilt Poker, which includes Howard Lederer, Chris Ferguson, CEO Ray Bitar, and Rafe Furst. Not surprisingly, the DOJ issued a warrant in rem for the seizure of five bank accounts related to those charges on Sept. 19.
For those unfamiliar with legal jargon, “in rem,” refers to a legal action directed toward property. In other words, the property of these men is at risk. These warrants are...
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