A New Jersey man used ink only visible with infrared light, special contacts or special sunglasses, to cheat at Mohegan Sun and other gaming establishments.

Card Cheat Caught in Casino Using Invisible Ink, Special Contact Lenses

September 17, 2013

Casino surveillance picked up on a man marking cards with an invisible "ink-like substance" early Sunday at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut. He was wearing special contact lenses that enabled him to see the ink invisible to the naked eye, according to the Connecticut State Police Casino Unit, reported The ink can also be detected under infrared light.

Louisiana state police have also been searching for Bruce Koloshi, 59, of Summit, New Jersey, for allegedly using the same cheating method at the L'Auberge Casino in Baton Rouge on August 26, reported The Advocate of Baton Rouge. Louisiana state police have a warrant out for Koloshi's felony arrest for cheating, swindling and simple criminal damage to property. He additionally has convictions for cheating on card games in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, and in Black Hawk County, Iowa.

When Koloshi was being questioned after his 2:20 a.m. arrest, he gave a fake name. But a computer check of his fingerprints revealed his fugitive identity and numerous charges of cheating, conspiracy and criminal impersonation.

Koloshi, scheduled for arraignment in Norwich Superior Court today, is being held on a $510,000 bond.

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