The Las Vegas shooter sent tens of hundreds of dollars â€œoverseas,â€� federal law enforcement officers told Fox News source Tues..
The revelation comes amid questions concerning the location of Stephen Paddock’s lady friend, Marilou Danley, who left the U.S. before Paddock dedicated the horrific attack in that killed 59 & injured a minimum of 515 others.
Investigators looking in to whether or not Paddock sent the cash to Danley amid conflicting reports she’s in both the Philippines or Japan, the officers stated.
They noted the cash crossing hands was a large quantity & authorities have been making an attempt to uncover who received the cash & where it presently is. It wasn’t instantly clear when the cash was transferred.
An Australian newspaper, Brisbaneâ€™s Courier-Mail, reported Mon. in that Danley was an â€œAustralian citizen initially from the Philippines.â€�
Police officers allege they want to query Danley additional when she returns to the U.S.
Paddock was a prolific gambler who was known to play poker games for $1,000 a hand, & was spending as much as $30,000 a day on the casino floor within the days leading as much as the shooting, in accordance to casino accounts.
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â€œIt’s like a job for him,â€� his brother, Eric Paddock, stated Mon.. â€œIt’s a job where you earn money. He was at the hotel for 4 many months one time. It was like a 2nd home.â€�
The gunman was purportedly well-known in Las Vegas & was even comped free rooms & given access to special casino facilities 'cause of the massive sums of cash he spent on the Strip.
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Despite his time gambling, his family stated he was merely a rich former accountant who enjoyed the Vegas way of life, and there’s no clear proof he’d incurred massive gaming losses.
ISIS, which has a robust presence within the Philippines, claimed Mon. in that Paddock was â€œa soldierâ€� who converted to Islam many months ago. However the FBI on Tues. discounted any connection between Paddock’s deadly rampage & international terrorism.
Fox Newsâ€™ Jake Gibson & The- Related Press contributed to this report.