Chad Elie was arrested on Black Friday as part of the Department of Justice action against PokerStars
, Full Tilt Poker
and Cereus known as United States v. Scheinberg, 10 Cr. 336 (2011).
He ended up pleading guilty on March 2012 and was eventually sentenced to 5 months in prison (yet the majority of multi-million dollar thieves at Absolute Poker
, Ultimate Bet
, Full Tilt Poker not only are free without a hint at prosecution, but stick it in our ears by playing poker in very public places - well at least Lederer and Russ Hamilton)
He has just surprisingly come public by opening a Twitter Account and calling Howard Lederer a liar. He has also agreed to do an exclusive interview with independent poker journalist Diamond Flush.
Here is his Twitter - https://twitter.com/BlackFridayChad