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Fla. politician resigns, 57 charged in scandal

Lt. Gov. Carroll questioned in investigation

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Posted: Wednesday, March 13, 2013 8:23 am

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida's lieutenant governor resigned and nearly 60 other people were charged in a scandal involving a purported veterans charity that authorities said Wednesday was a front for a $300 million gambling operation.

The organization, Allied Veterans of the World, runs nearly 50 Internet parlors with computerized slot machine-style games, which have come under scrutiny in Florida but are in a gray legal area.

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