Last week, the Tribeca Spa of Tranquility was raided by law enforcement, with reason why has been revealed today. The Tribeca Citizen published a press release from the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office, that explains the entire situation. It begins:
Bergen County Prosecutor John L. Molinelli announced today the arrests of 29 individuals and the execution of 42 search warrants in Bergen, Hudson, Morris, Passaic, Essex, Union, Ocean and Monmouth Counties, New Jersey, as well as New York. These search warrants resulted in the seizure of 2 vehicles and approximately $800,000. The arrests and search warrants are for crimes relating to an illegal sports gambling enterprise operating in and around Bergen County that netted approximately $3,000,000 during a 12-month period by accepting wagers on various sporting events.
The release reports that the illegal gambling was controlled by Gary Latawiec and Anthony Pintabona. Latawiec is the owner of the spa, though the Tribeca Citizen says it's run by his wife. Despite all that, the spa is indeed open.
· Here's Why Tribeca Spa of Tranquility Was Raided [Tribeca Citizen]