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NY Post story About the Telesleaze Canary

Danny Burstein (
Sun, 9 Jan 2005 08:35:05 -0500


A businessman has dropped the dime on a gaggle of Gambino gangsters,
agreeing to cooperate with prosecutors who want to nail them for
running a phone-sex and Internet porn scam that swindled $730 million.

Kenneth Matzdorff in Brooklyn federal court on Friday pleaded guilty
to conspiracy, wire fraud and money laundering.

In the first scheme, customers who called "800" telephone numbers that
advertised allegedly free samples of phone sex, horoscopes and dating
services were whacked with a $40 fee that would automatically recur
each month on their bills ...

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