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Ira Rubin gets three years in prison

Updated: July 26, 2012, 3:02 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- A man accused of helping online poker companies move billions of dollars in illegal gambling proceeds overseas from U.S. customers was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday by a judge who called him an "unreformed con man" with a long criminal history.

U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan handed 54-year-old Ira Rubin one of the longest prison sentences yet in a prosecution that resulted in charges against nearly a dozen people and shut down the U.S. operations of the three ...

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