09/30/2015 3:02PM

Penn National employee agrees to plead guilty to wire fraud


An employee of the racing office at Penn National Race Course in Grantville, Penn., has agreed to plead guilty to one count of wire fraud for accepting “money and other gratuities” from horsemen in exchange for information on the identities of horses that were entered in specific races, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced on Wednesday.