|The Department of Justice team handling the NETeller case, against the company’s co-founders John Lefebvre and Stephen Lawrence, have been given an extension until April 16.|
Earlier, court officials had hinted that the case would not simply be resolved by the previous court date of March 16.
Department of Justice spokesperson Rebecca Carmichael informed reporters that the extension had not been opposed by the two Canadian men, who have had to put up hefty bail following their arrests by the FBI in January, and are still confined to the New York City limits until the case has been finalized.
US players whose funds remain tied up in the wake of the NETeller debacle will have to continue to wait it out and deal with the fact that the current freeze on their funds is likely to continue.
Lefebvre and Lawrence are facing a variety of charges including conspiracy to transfer funds with the intent to promote illegal gambling.