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Autotote Reveals Previous Counterfeit Scam

26 November 2002

NEW YORK – As reported by Bloodhorse: ``The company that employed the man behind the Breeders' Cup Pick Six betting scam fired a worker in 1999 for attempting to redeem counterfeit tickets, according to a published report Saturday.

``An employee for Newark, Del.-based Autotote Corp., working in the tote room at Delaware Park, was caught by track personnel while trying to redeem counterfeit tickets in a supervisor's office, according to the report. The employee was turned over to Autotote, Bill Fasy, chief operating officer at Delaware Park, said.

```We had mechanisms in place to pick it up,' Fasy said. `He confessed to what he did and restitution was made.'

``…The Delaware Racing Commission said Friday it plans to investigate how the '99 ticket caper was pulled off, and why the commission wasn't notified…"

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