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FDLE provides new details on Operation Reveal the Deal

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi along with several Law Enforcement agencies announced the results of Operation Reveal the Deal Wednesday in Orlando.

The year long investigation in to Allied Veterans of the World concluded with the arrests of 57 individuals, including several high profile Jacksonville residents.

FOP President Nelson Cuba, Vice President Robbie Frietas, and Allied Veterans Attorney Kelly Mathis were all arrested in connection with the operation. 

Cuba and Freitas are accused of receiving more than $500,000 through a shell corporation over 18 months.

A press release claims Cuba and Freitas would withdraw money just under federal reporting minimums every two weeks.

Attorney Kelly Mathis is charged as one of the four main co-conspirators. Mathis is charged with racketeering and influencing corrupt organizations (RICO).

All charges are first degree felonies and everyone arrested is initially being held on a no bond status.

Bondi alleged the six state gambling ring raked in over $90 million dollars in profits, and spanned 23 Florida Counties.

More than 50 Allied Veterans internet cafes were raided and closed on Tuesday.

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