Terry Christensen, former board member of MGM Resorts, imprisoned in 2006 for his role in wire-tapping
MGM Resorts Global is eager to regain a New Jersey video gaming license for the time that is first 2010, when it attempted to sell its stake into the Borgata and ceased operations in hawaii.
It’s been announced this week that the organization will spend a $225,000 settlement to nj-new Jersey regulators to resolve a decade-old issue relating to the shady dealings of its board members.
Since well as serving on the MGM board for nine years, attorney Terry Christensen was a 40-year adviser that is legal personal confidant to billionaire casino mogul Kirk Kerkorian, the business’s major shareholder.
Christensen was indeed president of Tracinda, an investment that is private set up by Kerkorian, in 1987, in which he had also helped set up MGM Grand Air and MGM Grand Corp.
However, in 2006 he was indicted and charged, with celebrity private investigator Anthony Pellicano, with bugging the phone of Lisa Bonder, Kerkorian’s ex-wife. Christensen received a three-year jail term while Pellicano got 15 years.
However, the beef with the nj-new Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) appears to be that MGM continued to consult Christensen on a number of matters after his resignation from the business’s board and subsequent criminal conviction.
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