February 2001

Gus Boulis, the founder of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP009915" title="Miami Subs Corporation" href="/topic/business/miami-subs-corporation-ORCRP009915.topic">Miami Subs</a> and the SunCruz casino ships, was killed in a hail of bullets as he drove away from his <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100403070000" title="Fort Lauderdale" href="/topic/us/florida/broward-county/fort-lauderdale-PLGEO100100403070000.topic">Fort Lauderdale</a> office in February 2001. The scandal the murder exposed helped topple one of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101200000000" title="Washington, DC" href="/topic/us/washington-dc-PLGEO100101200000000.topic">Washington, D.C.</a>'s most powerful lobbyists, <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB00434122223" title="Jack Abramoff" href="/topic/crime-law-justice/crime/jack-abramoff-PECLB00434122223.topic">Jack Abramoff</a>, a partner in a crooked business venture that bought the SunCruz casino boat fleet from Boulis in 2000.

( Sun Sentinel / April 9, 2013 )

Gus Boulis, the founder of Miami Subs and the SunCruz casino ships, was killed in a hail of bullets as he drove away from his Fort Lauderdale office in February 2001. The scandal the murder exposed helped topple one of Washington, D.C.'s most powerful lobbyists, Jack Abramoff, a partner in a crooked business venture that bought the SunCruz casino boat fleet from Boulis in 2000.

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