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Measure targeting money laundering would let Ohio gather images of casino patrons for database

(AP) A provision in the Ohio Senate’s budget proposal would let the state collect and save camera images of each casino customer who redeems earnings for cash.

Republican lawmaker Sen. Bill Coley sponsored the amendment. He tells The Cincinnati Enquirer it’s intended to help law enforcement crack down on money laundering and people who use gambling to conceal sources of money acquired illegally. In such cases, people might exchange that money for chips and then redeem them as alleged casino winnings…read full article

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