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June 28, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Four former principals at defunct Evergreen International Spot Trading were convicted for their role in helping the currency trader swindle more than $100 million from 1,400 investors in 14 countries, prosecutors said. A federal jury in Brooklyn, N.Y., convicted the four of charges including wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering, Assistant U.S. Atty. Matthew Levine said.
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April 5, 2005 | Deborah Schoch, Times Staff Writer
One of the world's largest shipping lines pleaded guilty in Los Angeles on Monday to secretly dumping waste oil from its massive container ships and agreed to pay $25 million, which U.S. officials called the largest fine ever in a federal case involving deliberate pollution from ships.
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BUSINESS
May 8, 1989 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
The departure of a major tenant could create problems at some ports. When executives at Overseas Shipping Co. announced plans to abandon a large operation at the Port of Los Angeles, however, a difficult situation was actually resolved. The predicament arose when port officials decided to ask one tenant to vacate its site to make room for Overseas. The tenant, which was to be moved when its lease expired this summer, challenged the plan. The dispute over space was settled only when Overseas decided to discontinue its operations at the port.
BUSINESS
June 28, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Four former principals at defunct Evergreen International Spot Trading were convicted for their role in helping the currency trader swindle more than $100 million from 1,400 investors in 14 countries, prosecutors said. A federal jury in Brooklyn, N.Y., convicted the four of charges including wire fraud, conspiracy and money laundering, Assistant U.S. Atty. Matthew Levine said.
NEWS
December 25, 1993 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the ground floor of the emerald green 12-story Evergreen Group headquarters here, dozens of primly coiffed female clerks, all dressed in two-tone green jackets, busily take orders for the company's fleet of 73 ships bound for destinations all over the world, their decks stacked high with the company's bright green shipping containers. Evergreen Chairman Y. F. Chang loves all things green. The company logo, a nautical compass, is green. All the telephones in his offices are green.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 5, 2005 | Deborah Schoch, Times Staff Writer
One of the world's largest shipping lines pleaded guilty in Los Angeles on Monday to secretly dumping waste oil from its massive container ships and agreed to pay $25 million, which U.S. officials called the largest fine ever in a federal case involving deliberate pollution from ships.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
U.S. Action Bars Two Air Carriers: Air China and China Eastern will be barred from the all-cargo market between the United States and China because they thwarted a U.S. carrier's right to operate air cargo service to China, according to a ruling last week by the U.S. Department of Transportation. The DOT was responding to a June 1 complaint from Evergreen International Airlines.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 27, 1991 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Festival Funding: The first major grant toward the 1993 Los Angeles Festival--$300,000 from Taiwan-based shipping company Evergreen International Corp.--was announced Tuesday by Mayor Tom Bradley. Board chair Maureen Kindel called the grant "a building block" for the 1993 event and said it "allows us to continue to pay our bills for the 1990 festival and go forward on planning for 1993."
BUSINESS
August 22, 1989
Evergreen Systems International in Westlake Village said it was selected as an Air Force subcontractor and could sell up to $2-million worth of computer equipment to the government over three years. The company's president, Robert Hulle, said Evergreen and General Dynamics would supply the Air Force with instruments for controlling computer screen cursors. The instruments are much like the so-called "mouse" controllers used with personal computers.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1989 | From United Press International
Consolidated Freightways Inc., which acquired Emery Air Freight Corp. in April for $230 million, was awarded a two-year, $172.6 million contract Friday to carry overnight mail for the U.S. Postal Service. Air Train Inc., operated by Emery Worldwide, a CF Co., will operate a fleet of 16 jets dedicated exclusively to the postal contract.
NEWS
December 25, 1993 | RONE TEMPEST, TIMES STAFF WRITER
On the ground floor of the emerald green 12-story Evergreen Group headquarters here, dozens of primly coiffed female clerks, all dressed in two-tone green jackets, busily take orders for the company's fleet of 73 ships bound for destinations all over the world, their decks stacked high with the company's bright green shipping containers. Evergreen Chairman Y. F. Chang loves all things green. The company logo, a nautical compass, is green. All the telephones in his offices are green.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1989 | GEORGE WHITE, Times Staff Writer
The departure of a major tenant could create problems at some ports. When executives at Overseas Shipping Co. announced plans to abandon a large operation at the Port of Los Angeles, however, a difficult situation was actually resolved. The predicament arose when port officials decided to ask one tenant to vacate its site to make room for Overseas. The tenant, which was to be moved when its lease expired this summer, challenged the plan. The dispute over space was settled only when Overseas decided to discontinue its operations at the port.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 10, 1986 | JEFFREY MILLER, Times Staff Writer
A Life Flight helicopter crashed on Interstate 5 here early Friday morning, injuring the pilot, Dave Patrick, 37. The accident, which destroyed the $1-million helicopter, was the first since Life Flight service began at UC San Diego Medical Center in March, 1980. Patrick, who suffered a concussion, was pulled from the wreckage and given first aid by passengers Dr. Phil Mathis, 36, and nurse Mary Anne Yorkoski, 28. Neither of them was seriously injured.
NEWS
October 10, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire reports
The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered that 174 Boeing 747 jumbo jets similar to the one that crashed Sunday in the Netherlands be inspected for possibly defective engine mounts. The order will affect Boeing 747 series 100, 200 and 300 cargo planes flown by American, America West, Continental, Evergreen International, Federal Express, Northwest, Tower, TWA, United, UPS and the now defunct Pan Am airlines, the FAA said. The inspections are to be completed within the next 60 days.
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