Report: United Tote Targeted by Extortionist

Former United Tote employee sentenced to prison for extortion.

The Louisville Courier-Journal reports that Ethan Fey, a former employee of Churchill Downs Inc.-owned United Tote, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for extortion after threatening to release the information of thousands of customers of his former employer.

The Courier-Journal reports that before he was fired, Fey copied personal information of customers then later sent an anomymous email threatending to release the information if not paid 50 bitcoins. 

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