YORKTOWN, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — The fix was in at a synagogue in Westchester County, where officials say a bingo caller was arrested on charges he changed the outcomes of multiple bingo games.
71-year-old Neil Simon Gross is accused of manipulating the results of the weekly contests held at the Yorktown Jewish Center.READ MORE: Newborn Twins Found Dead In Queens, Mother In Custody
After an investigation by police and the state gaming commission, Gross was charged with gaming fraud.READ MORE: COVID On Long Island: Oyster Bay Offers Saliva-Based COVID Testing As Town Continues On Road To Reopening
He surrendered to police last Thursday and is due in court next month.MORE NEWS: On Day Of Beloved Father's Funeral, Long Island Family Says They Learned Someone Else Was Buried In His Plot
The Yorktown Jewish Center was founded in 1952 by a group of town residents who were “seeking to build a Jewish community not only for themselves and their children, but for those who would move to the Lower Hudson Valley in the future,” according to the synagogue’s website.