CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1987
A federal grand jury has indicted a bank executive and a jewelry store owner in connection with a $1.3-million scheme that allegedly defrauded Trans American National Bank of Monterey Park and the Bank of Trade of San Francisco. Ronald Fook Tao Wong, 43, and Siu Chun Wong, 44, were charged Friday with engaging in a scheme to defraud the banks by submitting false documentation for loans obtained by "straw borrowers," borrowers in name only.
April 20, 1990 |
An $82,135 loan default judgment was granted today by a federal judge against center Ralph Sampson of the Sacramento Kings. U.S. District Judge James R. Spencer took the action after Sampson of Harrisonburg, Va., who played college ball at the University of Virginia, did not respond to the case brought against him by Crestar Bank. Sampson, 29, was served in Sacramento last month with a summons in the civil dispute. The application for the default judgment was filed Feb.
September 17, 1990 |
Country music singer Dottie West, who lost her mansion to foreclosure, says she will be off the premises by Friday. First American National Bank bought the mansion for $800,000 at a foreclosure sale earlier this year. An eviction order was filed in Williamson County General Sessions Court on Aug. 1 when West did not leave the premises. A hearing on the matter was delayed when she filed for bankruptcy protection.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 10, 1993 |
Glendale officials have filed suit against owners of a Montrose collection agency and other businesses, claiming the agency bilked the city out of more than $1 million in fees during a three-year period. The suit, filed Thursday in Glendale Superior Court, seeks $1 million in damages from Commercial Collection Service and its operators, John William Parker Sr. and his sons, John William Parker Jr. and George Parker, according to court records. Also named as defendants are John William Parker Jr.'