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July 19, 2024 4:31 pm

Sibella common thread in state and federal probes of money laundering 

The Nevada Gaming Control Board, which has been silent since news broke last summer of a federal investigation of Las Vegas casinos and executives, filed a complaint Tuesday against Scott Sibella, the former president of MGM Grand and Resorts World, that mirrors the federal case that resulted in Sibella’s guilty plea in January to one count of violating anti-money laundering law.

Tribes in Nevada eligible for millions in Interior water infrastructure funding

In the last decade, Native American communities throughout Nevada have seen a significant increase in Safe Drinking Water Act violations due to failing infrastructure and paltry federal funding for tribes. Now the federal agencies responsible for protecting tribal health and water safety are investing more than $1 billion in funding to accelerate the development of drinking water and community sanitation infrastructure projects in Indian Country.

FTC warns scams lead to highest per-capita losses in NV

Financial Literacy Month might be coming to an end soon, but the Federal Trade Commission wants to help Nevadans year-around spot, avoid and report scams to keep their money safe. The state’s residents lost almost $80 million to financial scams in 2023, according to LendingTree, a loan-finding marketplace. The Silver State also saw the highest per-capita losses due to scams at just above $25.