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Three Accused of Major Racetrack Swindle

It may be the largest heist ever attempted at a racetrack. Federal authorities in New York accuse three men of tampering with a computer system to "claim" $3 million in winnings at last month's Breeder's Cup. NPR's Madeleine Brand reports.

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Madeleine Brand
Madeleine Brand is the host of NPR’s newest and fastest-growing daily show, Day to Day. She conducts interviews with newsmakers (Iraqi politicians, US senators), entertainment figures (Bernardo Bertolluci, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Ricky Gervais), and the everyday people affected by the news (an autoworker laid off at GM, a mother whose son was killed in Iraq).