State vs. Escando

Arturo Corso

Case Conclusion Date:November 23, 2007

Practice Area:Criminal Defense

Outcome:Not Guilty

Description:Defendant was one of 5 people charged with two counts of Commercial Gambling in connection with a horse farm where racing was being conducted. Defendant owned the property and the horses. Four others pled guilty in a deal with the DA to testify against the property owner. Jury returned a Not Guilty verdict, believing the defense attorneys presentation of facts which showed that any side-betting going on was not organized by the Defendant.