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Suspended Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels, shown embracing Mike Piazza in 2005, is being probed by NYPD for alleged gambling.

 Charlie Samuels,  Mets clubhouse manager is under investigation by the NYPD and the Queens District Attorney’s office for allegedly betting  baseball and other sports as part of a mob backed organized gambling ring, providing inside information and tips for friends who also placed bets on games,  and for using his Mets accounts to cover gambling debts, according to law-enforcement sources close to the probe into the longtime Mets employee.. Reports NY Daily News Sports writers

In 2005, the Mets were involved in another gambling scandal when head groundskeeper Dominic Valila was one of 36 people charged by the Queens DA office with participating in a $360 million gambling ring that had ties to the Bonanno crime family. Read More   Click here: Mets clubhouse manager Charlie Samuels under investigation for allegedly betting on baseball, theft

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