US Sues Casino Mogul Steve Wynn over Relationship with China

The Justice Department sued longtime Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday to compel him to register as a foreign agent.

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FILE - Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn gestures at a news conference in Medford, Mass., March 15, 2016. An effort by Nevada casino regulators to impose a $500,000 fine and discipline former Las Vegas casino mogul Wynn over allegations of workplace sexual misconduct had new life Friday, April 1, 2022, after a state Supreme Court decision in a jurisdictional question. Wynn denies all allegations against him. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department sued longtime Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn on Tuesday to compel him to register as a foreign agent because of lobbying work it says he performed at the behest of the Chinese government during the Trump administration. The department said it had advised Wynn repeatedly over the last four years to register under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, and is suing now because Wynn refused to…

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