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Tierney’s wife to testify in gambling case

Brother accused of illegal operation

By Milton J. Valencia
Globe Staff / November 2, 2011

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The wife of US Representative John T. Tierney is slated to testify at her brother’s federal trial on charges that he was involved in an online gambling ring, a prosecutor said in court today. Patrice Tierney is to testify in the racketeering trial of Daniel Eremian, which began today with opening statements in US District Court. Prosecutors say her brothers and her son were involved in illegal gambling. The congressman has not been implicated in the case.

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