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April 14, 1987
The $150,000 in civil penalties were imposed in Ramsey County District Court against the airline and its owner, Kevin Von Feldt of Los Angeles, Atty. Gen. Hubert H. Humphrey III said. The penalties were levied by Judge Hyall Segell for using false and misleading advertising in connection with ticket sales for flights to Hawaii and "training" programs for potential flight attendants and pilots.
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BUSINESS
April 14, 1987
The $150,000 in civil penalties were imposed in Ramsey County District Court against the airline and its owner, Kevin Von Feldt of Los Angeles, Atty. Gen. Hubert H. Humphrey III said. The penalties were levied by Judge Hyall Segell for using false and misleading advertising in connection with ticket sales for flights to Hawaii and "training" programs for potential flight attendants and pilots.
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BUSINESS
September 27, 1986
Hawaiian Pacific Airlines, which has run afoul of state and federal authorities for selling advance tickets without authority to provide air service, filed in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Los Angeles, court clerks confirmed. The filing also sought a stay of eviction proceedings against the Los Angeles company, which has never flown. The Transportation Department said in December that it was investigating the airline in connection with the ticket sales.
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December 6, 1986 | REGGIE SMITH, Times Staff Writer
A North Hollywood man who allegedly set up a bogus airline agency and bilked would-be pilots, flight attendants and other airline personnel out of an estimated $100,000 was arrested Friday on 108 criminal charges, said Los Angeles City Attorney James K. Hahn. U.S.
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February 5, 1985 | KATHLEEN DAY, Times Staff Writer
The federal government and a would-be airline operator in Los Angeles are at loggerheads over whether Golden West Airlines, a bankrupt carrier that was once California's largest commuter airline, will resume operation. The Federal Aviation Administration notified Los Angeles-based Golden West and its owner, Kevin Von Feldt, three weeks ago that it intends to revoke the operating license of the defunct air carrier.
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August 18, 1987 | PAUL FELDMAN, Times Staff Writer
A North Hollywood man was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail for establishing an airline that didn't fly and a movie promotion with no films. Kevin Von Feldt, 37, termed a "career con artist" by City Atty. James K. Hahn, was sentenced by Los Angeles Municipal Court Commissioner Juelann K. Cathey after pleading no contest to 10 counts of violating state laws prohibiting false and misleading advertising.
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August 31, 1991 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A North Hollywood man with two prior fraud convictions was charged Friday with untrue and misleading advertising for allegedly promoting theatrical plays he did not intend to stage, the Los Angeles city attorney's office said. Kevin Mark Von Feldt, 41, faces a maximum jail sentence of six months and a $2,500 fine if convicted of the misdemeanor charge, said Deputy City Atty. Ellen Pais.
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August 31, 1991 | JIM HERRON ZAMORA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A North Hollywood man with two previous fraud convictions was charged Friday with untrue and misleading advertising for allegedly promoting plays that he did not intend to stage, including a production of "Death of a Salesman" starring caustic comic Don Rickles. Kevin Mark Von Feldt, 41, faces a maximum jail sentence of six months and a $2,500 fine if convicted of the misdemeanor, Deputy City Atty. Ellen Pais said.
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July 18, 1987
A North Hollywood man awaiting trial for alleged airline fraud was arrested Thursday on suspicion of running a bogus movie promotion, the city attorney's office said. Kevin Von Feldt, 37, was taken into custody by Los Angeles police for advertising tickets to 52 movie classics without having received the rights to the films or having made agreements with theaters to show them, according to the city attorney's office.
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August 18, 1987 | PAUL FELDMAN, Times Staff Writer
A North Hollywood man was ordered Monday to serve a year in jail for establishing an airline that didn't fly and a movie promotion with no films. Kevin Von Feldt, 37, termed a "career con artist" by City Atty. James K. Hahn, was sentenced by Los Angeles Municipal Court Commissioner Juelann K. Cathey after pleading no contest to 10 counts of violating state laws prohibiting false and misleading advertising.
BUSINESS
December 25, 1985 | ROBERT E. DALLOS, Times Staff Writer
The U.S. Department of Transportation has charged that Los Angeles-based Hawaiian Pacific Airlines is "selling air transportation" between the mainland and Hawaii without the necessary authority. In a warning to consumers issued last week, the department's Office of Community and Consumer Affairs said it is investigating the firm.
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