Recently, Makich F. had to appear before the criminal court of Mechelen because he had cheated in the Golden Palace casino. Over there he had managed to win more than 3700 euros with Roulette. However, it soon became clear that F. had manipulated the machine to get the ball into the right box.
Caught on camera
Security cameras filmed the crime of Makich F. After a confrontation the swindler admitted the facts. The man said he acted because he needed money. The prosecutor at the criminal court demanded eight months’ imprisonment and a fine of 800 euros.
Treatment for gambling problems
Lawyer Frank Coel defended F. and asked for an autonomous probation sentence, with the main condition that he must be treated for his gambling problems. The court decision will take place on November 18.