Skip to comments.Investigators Probing Whether Others Were in Gunman’s Suite (IRS: 2015 made $5M Gambling)
Posted on 10/06/2017 11:49:43 AM PDT by springwater13
Investigators are trying to nail down whether anyone else was in the hotel suite reserved by the Las Vegas gunman during the time he was registered there, multiple senior law enforcement officials briefed on the investigation into the shooting told NBC News.
The investigators are puzzled by two discoveries: First, a charger was found that does not match any of the cell phones that belonged to Stephen Paddock, the man who killed himself inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino after sending a barrage of bullets down on a crowd of 22,000 people below.
And second, garage records show that during a period when Paddock's car left the hotel garage, one of his key cards was used to get into his room.
They are also examining his finances. IRS records show that Paddock was a very successful gambler, earning at least $5 million in 2015. Some of that could be from his other investments, but most of it was from gambling, officials say.
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Apparently shooter in Vegas was researching the previous attacks on concerts in Europe.
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And when Trump said "Calm before the storm", he was talking about North Korea.
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FBI was unaware of online profile, hence why they said it wasn't terror related. But it's clear IS has been targeting Vegas for years. Also based on what I've been told is that they are in belief that it was IS, but not sure if he joined on his own power or was manipulated
Also based on what I've been told is that they are in belief that it was IS, but not sure if he joined on his own power or was manipulated
the Network could be totally made up by him, but it was taken as a cause of concern. That is known at the moment. 10 replies 23 retweets 46 likes
The reason the video more than likely is never released is because they believe it will trigger the "cells" he speaks of. 15 replies 74 retweets 87 likes
Video mentioned a network, it did not specify if it was ISIS or another organization, but he mentioned there being more just like him. 14 replies 81 retweets 90 likes
Paddock had 2 more events he planned to shoot up, he planned to get away in Vegas. Something went wrong "security guard". 11 replies 75 retweets 110 likes
There was someone in the room with the shooter, but they left before the shooting started. This 2nd person is not a women. 22 replies 115 retweets 141 likes
I hope they release the video to the public, but I'm not sure they will. It's pretty disturbing, but I do believe it eventually leaks.
There is a video, this video will prove the motive. He had a secret digital profile that was uncovered over the last 24 hrs. https://twitter.com/jbro_1776/status/916080778639003648 13 replies 97 retweets 106 likes
There is a video, this video will prove the motive. He had a secret digital profile that was uncovered over the last 24 hrs. https://twitter.com/jbro_1776/status/916080778639003648 6 replies 33 retweets 59 likes
There is a video, this video will prove the motive. He had a secret digital profile that was uncovered over the last 24 hrs.James B Scooping 🍦 added,
Motive will be pretty shocking, I won't say much but it will definitely change a lot of things going forward. 45 replies 107 retweets 135 likes
Burr says: "Media will have egg their face".
Wonder what excuse the MSM will have once their Anon sources are proven wrong.
There was definitely a 2nd shooter, if you watch the video w/cab driver you can hear the differences in the shots locations. #LasVegas 17 replies 30 retweets 71 likes
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Tsarnaev brothers lived totally normal lives, no one even had any clue they were radicalized. But @FBI knew about them..James B Scooping 🍦 added,
James B Scooping 🍦 @jbro_1776
Also seems he was out of contact with family for 6+ months, this is usually the time it takes to radicalize. Hence why family is so shocked. https://twitter.com/jbro_1776/status/915378236238045185 5 replies 50 retweets 74 likes
Also seems he was out of contact with family for 6+ months, this is usually the time it takes to radicalize. Hence why family is so shocked.
The shooter was radicalized, it's the exact MO. Normal life, no signs of any issues. That's how sleeper cells work. @FBI should know this. 4 replies 37 retweets 59 likes
The shooter was radicalized, it's the exact MO. Normal life, no signs of any issues. That's how sleeper cells work. @FBI should know this.
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Seems to me that Paddock would also report his loses. Why wouldn't he?
If his net was $5 million in 2015, then I would wonder if he was money laundering.
You can deduct verifiable losses from your winnings on your taxes. That means you need proof of checks cashed or ATM withdrawals at a casino.
Next question must be: if he won $5 million gambling, why was he not black listed? I don't believe he won $5 million gambling in a year.
Your post # 14 is right on! Correct!
That’s not how he makes his money or the casinos would not let him back in. Some people buy chips with money earned elsewhere and get a check from the casino when they cashes in the chips.
It’s how people launder money .
Real gamblers that are good at winning because they can count cards and beat the odds get tossed out of casinos all the time.
Accountant, casino, gambling, gun runner?, mob money? WTH?
“...garage records show that during a period when Paddock’s car left the hotel garage, one of his key cards was used to get into his room.”
“During a period”? The day of the shooting?
Last week after the shooting I posted (10-3-17) on this board that I believe the perp was engaged in nefarious money-laundering as his source of income.
What his actual motive was, I don't want to hazard a guess at this early stage. I thinks it's more than him being a "psycho" acting alone...although that's what the leftists and the enemedia are doing their best to try to force us to think.
Leftist and enemedia motive would be clear if there were Antifa-type involvement to target country music. Less clear if it’s ISIS. Could be other deep-state elements.
Is there someway others could pay him through his gambling. (The mob). Professional hit man comes to mind.
[This screams money laundering.]
Yes it does. That is a LOT of video poker, I’d say. (plus other things probably - like slots, or real poker with cards).
Some parking garages are a pain to get into and out of... he could have parked in front of the main lobby in the 5-minute unloading zone and handed the attendant $5 and said "I forgot my phone in my room... be back in 2 minutes"
You take a pile of mysterious cash and you gamble with it..
So if you lose 15% of it to the house while playing slots, because in the end they always win, you have cleaned up the other 85% and can claim it as gambling income.
This is a cheap way to get cash payoffs and clean them up.
Buying a home and then reselling it to someone at an inflated price is another way. Playing futures in both directions is another. Getting huge up-front cash for penning a worthless book is yet another.
The Clintons have made use of such methods.
More than likely he loaned one of his room cards (most hotels usually give you two, unless you ask for more) to someone he knew at the casino.
Accomplice? Unknown - to us, at least.
You can bet there’s a whole lot of video from the hotel elevators, front desk, hallways, etc. being reviewed.
The whole thing looks like a set up.
All I know is that a bunch of people were shot. I dont trust the police narrative, and certainly would not trust anything the FBI would or will say about this incident.
I suspect were being had. And I wonder if well ever know the truth of this whole business.
They are also examining his finances. IRS records show that Paddock was a very successful gambler, earning at least $5 million in 2015.
Theres a giant red flag. Even successful gamblers dont make that kind of money, or if they did theyd be well known. Until the shooting, this guy was a nobody. Unknown.
Of course claiming gambling winnings on your IRS forms is a nice way to launder illegal cash assets.
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