Briton charged with stealing poker chips worth $12 million
Ashley Mitchell from England has been accused of theft of poker chips with a value of $12 million. Mitchell acquired and sold the poker chips on the internet. He didn’t confess the theft
when he appeared in Exeter Crown Court. During a preceding trial, the judge heard he purportedly traded the chips for $80.334.
He is charged with concealing, disguising, redeeming, relocating or confiscating illegal possessions, that is online poker chips. Mitchell traded the online poker
chips on the internet in the period June – September 2009. In addition, he faces charges of transferring the profits to his bank account.
Poker chips theft
Mitchell is also charged with using a computer to execute a task to gain illegal access to software or data stored on a computer. He tried to commit this crime in the period June – August 2009. Magistrates will announce the sentence on December 17.