Owen Hanson's case: List of defendants

By Andrea Torres - Digital Reporter/Producer
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ACCUSED LEADER: Owen Hanson, 33, was arrested Sept. 9, 2015. He is facing racketeering conspiracy to conduct enterprise affairs, illegal gambling business, money laundering conspiracy and conspiracy to distribute narcotics. 

The scheme according to federal authorities: 

6 ASSOCIATES

MONEY LAUNDERING: Luke Fairfield, 39, was charged with racketeering conspiracy related to illegal gambling and narcotics trafficking. He was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses.

TELEPHONE/INTERNET OPERATIONS: Kenny Hilinski, 38, was charged with racketeering conspiracy related to illegal gambling and narcotics trafficking. He was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses.

DRUG TRAFFICKING: Giovanni Brandolino, 41, also known as Tank, was charged with racketeering conspiracy related to illegal gambling and narcotics trafficking. He was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses.

ENFORCEMENT: Daniel Portley-Hanks, 69, a private investigator, was charged with racketeering conspiracy related to illegal gambling and narcotics trafficking. 

DISTRIBUTION: Derek Loville, 47, was charged with racketeering conspiracy related to illegal gambling and narcotics trafficking.      

Jack Rissell, 49, was charged with racketeering conspiracy related to illegal gambling and narcotics trafficking. 

 

13 ACCUSED BOOKIES

Chalie D’Agostino , 51,  was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie. He was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses.

Marlyn Villareal, 31,  was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie and as a runner.  She was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses. Investigators said Villareal alone was responsible for the laundering of hundreds of thousands of dollars in drug and gambling proceeds.

Dylan Anderson, 33, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie. He was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses.

Jim Muse,  52, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie. 

Jeff Bellandi, 49, also known as "Jazzy,"  was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie. He was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses.
 
Curtis Chen, 32, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

James Duley, 40, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

Dee Foxx, 34, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

Khalid Petras, 54, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

Rahul Bhagat, 30, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

David Kipper, 34, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

Todd Oldham, 31, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

Daniel Ortega, 41, was accused of working for Hanson as a bookie.

 

SEVERAL RUNNERS

Tim Bryan, 47, and Villareal were accused of working for Hanson as runners responsible for transporting gambling and drug trafficking proceeds funds. He was also charged with laundering the proceeds of the organizations drug and gambling businesses.

Rufus Leon Rhone was also indicted and pled guilty Jan. 19 to charges of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine.

 

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