A executive that is former the Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania happens to be sentenced to 32 months for his part in a scheme that involved the casino’s slots and creating bogus loyalty rewards.
Casino fraudster Robert Pellegrini (seen right here in December after pleading guilty) will be investing in dapper matches for inmate orange during a 32-month prison sentence. He will also need to spend close to a dollars that are half-million restitution to the casino where he once worked.
Robert Pellegrini was VP of player development for the Mohegan Sun when he and two other people concocted a scheme to bilk his companies by making use of customers’ stolen loyalty card PIN numbers to play for free, allowing the gang to help keep the winnings. The operation went from May 2014 to 2015, before Pellegrini was busted april.
It ended up being the role of Rochelle Poszeluznyj, a cocktail waitress, to notice down players’ loyalty card PIN numbers onto Pellegrini, who would create copies of the cards which he then loaded with free slot money as she served them drinks, before passing them. Then it was Mark Joseph Heltzel, an individual who had previously been caught cheating at blackjack but was mysteriously not banned, whom posed as a regular customer and 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 Continue reading “Former Mohegan Sun Pocono Exec Sentenced to 32 Months for Bogus Loyalty Card Scheme”