Police make 11 arrests in Chinatown casino bust

May 22, 2012 4:29:51 AM PDT
Police made at least 11 arrests and discovered much more at the Chinatown address they claim is a casino.

Investigators will be busy for days, sifting through the hard drives of the many computers that they seized in the building, and the boxes and boxes of evidence they hauled out.

Police also took out boxes of cash. Sources say specially trained dogs were used to sniff out the money. Law enforcement sources confirm to Eyewitness News that most of the top four floors of 37 East Broadway were operating as an illegal casino, but there were also unlicensed men working as doctors inside, often in the same rooms prostitutes worked.

The same building was raided for gambling just last year. This led to a wider probe by Homeland Security, which resulted in Monday's raid.

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