US: Sheriff: Drug ring used Hamilton restaurant, others to launder money


September 12 2018

A Clermont County grand jury on Tuesday indicted nine people on charges of trafficking in marijuana, using local restaurants to launder hundreds of thousands of ill-gotten dollars, and then using that money to gamble over $100 million at Jack Casino in 2017 alone.

Upon their arrests, officers recovered an estimated 270 pounds of marijuana and $607,000 cash.