Illegal Online Gambling stopped in "Operation Game Over"
It's "game over" for a pair of businesses that were raided today as part of "Operation Game Over."
Investigators say the two businesses were not playing by the rules.
Police say 51 year old Jeffrey Reed owns both Cyber Zone Cafes in Dunnellon and Silver springs.
He was arrested along with his employees, 21 year old Kerri Ellen Barker, 24 year old Vanessa Ellis, and 43 year old Lisa Smith-all of which will be charged with felonies.
Law enforcement says any place that has slot machines or games of chance where money goes in and a prize can be won, goes against state statute.
A former patron of the Cyber Zone Café says,
"The people here have nothing to do here in Dunnellon you know, this gives people something to you know, sit down and play games and you know."
No patrons were arrested 76 computers and two atms were taken.
The Multi-Agency Drug Enforcement Task Force plans to continue breaking up illegal gambling spots as they become aware of them.
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