Warrant issued for suspect in betting investigation
Published Wednesday, March 20, 2013 5:58PM EDT
Last Updated Wednesday, March 20, 2013 6:27PM EDT
The uncle of Toronto Maple Leafs rising star Nazem Kadri is one of three people wanted in connection with an alleged large illegal gambling operation.
A warrant has been issued for 41-year-old Hiesam Kadri of London.
Warrants have also been issued for 35-year-old Jeffery Fuchs of London and 47-year-old Abraham Diles of Stouffville.
Two more arrests were made Wednesday in connection with Platinum Sportsbook investigation. Thirty-nine-year-old Michael Kriaris and 43-year-old Augustino Valenzisi .
All are facing charges related to bookmaking and organized criminal activity.
On Superbowl Sunday police raided a Platinum Sportsbook sponsored event at a banquet hall in Markham.
About a month later early morning raids were made on a number of homes, including three in London.
Platinum Sportsbook is an offshore betting site that police allege is linked to the Hells Angels and other organized crime organizations.
With files from CTV Toronto's Tamara Cherry