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Two Men Arrested In $144 Million Sweepstakes Cafe Ring

US federal authorities have announced that they have arrested two men accused of operating an illegal internet sweepstakes cafe in South Carolina, laundering more than $144 million in the process.

The men arrested were identified as Bobby Mosley and Jerome Michael Caldwell and named developer Frontier Gaming and transaction processor Gateway System in their criminal complaint.

The ring is alleged to have been operating since 2005, and reportedly saw the group launder more than $144 million. The two men are being held on $100,000 and have had to surrender their passports to authorities.