A previous executive at the Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania was sentenced to 32 months for his role in a scheme that involved the casino’s slot machines and creating bogus loyalty benefits.
Casino fraudster Robert Pellegrini (seen right here in December after pleading responsible) will be exchanging in dapper matches for inmate orange during a 32-month prison sentence. He will also have to spend close to a half-million dollars in restitution to the casino where he once worked.
Robert Pellegrini was VP of player development for the Mohegan Sun when he and two others concocted a scheme to bilk his employers simply by using customers’ stolen loyalty card PIN numbers to play for free, permitting the gang to keep the winnings. The operation went from May 2014 to April 2015, before Pellegrini ended up being busted.
It was the role of Rochelle Poszeluznyj, a cocktail waitress, to note down players’ loyalty card PIN numbers as she served them drinks, before passing them onto Pellegrini, whom would create copies of the cards which he then full of free slot money. Then it had been Mark Joseph Heltzel, a client whom had previously been caught cheating at blackjack but was mysteriously not banned, whom posed as a customer that is regular used the cards to play slots, splitting the winnings among the group.
The court was told the way the trio used $478,100 in free slot play to come up w Читати далі…