Adrian Goss


On February 28, 2000, Jay Cohen, co-owner of an Antiguan-based Internet casino called World Sports Exchange, was convicted by a U.S. District Court jury in Manhattan of breaching the Wire Communications Act of 1961 (hereinafter Wire Act). A New York federal judge subsequently fined Cohen $5,000 and sentenced him to serve a twenty-one month jail term. A few days prior to his conviction, Cohen's lawyer stated that "Jay strongly believes that he did not commit a crime, that he ran [World Sports Exchange] in a completely legitimate manner."