Defendants in Illegal Gambling Trial Found Guilty

Illegal Gambling Operators Including Brett Parker Found Guilty, Await Sentencing After five hours of deliberation, a jury found the three defendants in South Carolina’s federal illegal gambling case guilty. Judge Cameron McGowan Currie will sentence Brett Parker, his father Jack, and business associate Douglas E. Taylor, in three months. Meanwhile, Brett Parker will remain in prison, serving his life sentence for the double homicide of his wife, Tammy Jo Parker, and business associate and family friend Bryan Capnerhurst. As part of his … [Read more...]

First Witness in Federal Illegal Gambling Trial Testifies

First Witness in Brett Parker Illegal Gambling Operation Trial Says He Gave Money to Parker’s Wife A gambler who placed bets with Brett Parker’s illegal gambling ring testified to a federal jury on Monday, September 16th, that he handed his gambling money to Brett Parker’s wife, Tammy. Harold “Hal” Saxby started placing bets with Brett Parker after the two met at a fantasy football draft in 2006. Saxby testified that he lost somewhere between $100,000 and $130,000 to Parker’s illegal gambling operation over the years, and to settle those … [Read more...]

Brett Parker Federal Illegal Gambling Trial Begins

Illegal Gambling Trial for Irmo Bookie, His Father, and a Third Employee Begins on September 15th Brett Parker’s federal illegal gambling trial began Monday, September 15th. His father, Jack Parker, and a third bookie named Douglas E. Taylor, are also defendants in the trial. Parker has already received life in prison after being convicted of the double homicide of his wife, Tammy Jo Parker, and his friend/business parker, Bryan Capnerhurst. However, that trial was for state-level criminal charges. The upcoming trial is for federal illegal … [Read more...]

Brett Parker Illegal Gambling Trial Postponed Until September

Illegal Gambling Trial for Elder and Junior Parker, Third Bookie, Postponed The federal trial for the illegal gambling rings run by Brett Parker, his father Jack Parker, and a third bookie have been postponed until September. According to reports, the change was requested due to a change in public defenders. Brett Parker, who was convicted with a life sentence for the double homicide of his wife, Tammy Jo Parker, and his best friend and business associate, Bryan Capnerhurst, has a public defender for the illegal gambling trial. In … [Read more...]