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Could fantasy sports be next in line for a white collar crime crackdown?

Jan 15, 2016 | Criminal Defense, Federal Crimes, White Collar Offenses

As Super Bowl 50 draws near, we would like to remind you to take a look at our recent white paper: Are You Committing A Federal Crime By Playing Fantasy Sports? Despite the widespread popularity of fantasy sports, it is not entirely clear whether the activity is actually legal.

Over the past few months, federal investigation of the fantasy sports industry suggest that it could be the next target for prosecutors – much as online poker has been targeted in the past. In our white paper, we answer several questions you may have about the issue, such as:

  • Why is the legality of fantasy sports being questioned?
  • What is a white collar crime?
  • What other common activities could be considered white collar crime?

If you or your loved ones play fantasy sports on sites like DraftKings or FanDuel, or if you are simply curious, be sure to take a look at our white paper today for more information about these and other related topics. You may be surprised to learn just how broad the definition of white collar crime really is.


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