February 26, 1998 |
The Cal State Fullerton student charged with trying to bribe one of the school's basketball players to fix a game pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Jack Oh, 21, remained in Fullerton jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Municipal Court Judge W. Michael Hayes set a pretrial hearing for March 5 and ordered that Oh must prove to the court that any bail money was legally obtained. That condition is common in gambling-related cases, Deputy Dist. Atty. John Anderson said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 24, 1998 |
A Cal State Fullerton student was arrested Monday on suspicion of attempting to bribe a member of the Titan men's basketball team to throw a recent game, according to the Fullerton Police Department. Jack Oh, 21, of La Verne was booked into the Fullerton jail on one felony count and is being held in lieu of $25,000 bail. Oh, who was arrested between classes without incident, is expected to be arraigned in Municipal Court in Santa Ana on Wednesday, Sgt. Dave Stanko said.
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December 10, 1997 |
Two driving school operators in Costa Mesa and two Department of Motor Vehicle employees have been charged with getting valid California driver's licenses for illegal immigrants for substantial payments, according to federal prosecutors. The four, indicted by a federal grand jury, are Carlos Cribari, 45, Noemi Manuet, 39, both of Fountain Valley, Lydia Coppola, 31, of Whittier and Ralph Jackman, 42, of Menifee.
February 15, 1995 |
Tentative witness lists for the Honda bribery and kickback case include figures from the world of auto racing, including an Indianapolis 500 winner. Lawyers for the defendants would not explain the connection of the sports figures to the upcoming trial. The U.S. District Court trial of two former American Honda Motor Co. executives, John Billmyer of Raleigh, N.C., and Dennis Josleyn of Penn Valley, Calif., is scheduled to begin Feb. 22 and last at least two months.
February 3, 1995 |
A former American Honda Motor Co. executive on Thursday became the 19th person to plead guilty to federal charges of participating in a massive kickback and bribery scheme at the Torrance-based auto importer. James Mortimer, 39, a former Honda regional manager, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Concord, N.H., to charges that he knew of the illegal actions of others--including two American Honda executives based in Orange County--but failed to report them.
January 26, 1995 |
For the second time in a week, a figure in the American Honda bribery probe has pleaded guilty to federal charges and agreed to testify against three of the Torrance-based auto importer's former top executives in their upcoming fraud and racketeering trial. Peter Epsteen, 66, former owner of a series of Southern California auto dealerships, including Beverly Hills Honda, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Concord, N.H.