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Florida Woman Used Dead People’s Info for Casino Gambling Expansion Petition

Florida Woman Used Dead People’s Info for Casino Gambling Expansion Petition

Police have arrested a Florida woman for allegedly using dead people’s personal information on a casino gambling expansion petition. Kasandra Baylor faces charges of criminal use of personal identification information.

Baylor was working as a paid petition gatherer when she submitted 976 signatures. Of this total, 477 were ultimately invalid as the signatures didn’t match, were the information of deceased people, or were completed by voters who weren’t on the rolls. In addition to filing charges against Baylor, the authorities also investigated another 20 petition gatherers.

earned about $11,000 working in the role

The 65-year-old earned about $11,000 working in the role between October 2021 and January 2022. Las Vegas Sands organized the $73m petition drive as part of its efforts to try to get an amendment proposal on the ballot that would allow card rooms in the state to convert into casinos.

The Seminole Tribe of Florida has monopoly control of casino-style gambling in Florida and spent at least $40m attempting to shut down the amendment idea. The proposal was ultimately unsuccessful.

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