Jon Stewart Facepalm

The official statement of the FBI agent in charge of the online-poker fraud indictments:

These defendants, knowing full well that their business with U.S. customers and U.S. banks was illegal, tried to stack the deck,” said Janice Fedarcyk, FBI assistant director-in-charge. “They lied to banks about the true nature of their business. Then, some of the defendants found banks willing to flout the law for a fee.  The defendants bet the house that they could continue their scheme, and they lost.

Somewhere, someplace, there’s a press assistant who is way too pleased with himself.

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