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Sources: FOP president, others arrested

Sources: FOP president, others arrested

Fraternal Order of Police Union President Nelson Cuba has been arrested as part of the nationwide investigation into internet gambling with Allied Veterans of the World, according to three law enforcement sources.

Cuba was arrested along with FOP Vice President Robbie Freitas. Action News is tracking down where the arrests occurred and what charges the two face.  The Broward County Sheriff's Office told Action News FDLE agents arrested Cuba and Freitas out of town.

The Secret Service, the Department of Treasury, FDLE and JSO have been raiding internet cafe's across our area.

The leader of the Allied Veterans of the World, Inc., Jerry Bass, has also been arrested.

Investigators, according to court documents obtained by Action News, claim raked in hundreds of millions of dollars from a fraud ring that used Internet Cafes as a front throughout Florida and other states.

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