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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1989
Two former officers of the ZZZZ Best carpet cleaning company were charged Tuesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission with civil insider trading violations in connection with the sale of stock in the firm. Twin brothers Jack N. Polevoi, 41, of Woodland Hills and Jerry N. Polevoi of Simi Valley, already have pleaded guilty to criminal charges of tax fraud and conspiracy involving the bankrupt Reseda-based firm formed by Barry Minkow, who also was convicted in the case.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1989 | BILL SING, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a former ZZZZ Best Co. official to disgorge profits and pay damages totaling nearly $900,000 stemming from insider trading violations while at the now-defunct carpet cleaning firm. Jack N. Polevoi of Woodland Hills, who pleaded guilty in June to four counts of stock and tax fraud and other violations and is serving an 18-month prison sentence, was ordered by U.S. District Judge Robert J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1989
Jack N. Polevoi, who admitted laundering more than half a million dollars from ZZZZ Best through Las Vegas casinos in the days before the Reseda carpet cleaning company collapsed, was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison.
BUSINESS
August 31, 1989 | BILL SING, Times Staff Writer
A federal judge on Wednesday ordered a former ZZZZ Best Co. official to disgorge profits and pay damages totaling nearly $900,000 stemming from insider trading violations while at the now-defunct carpet cleaning firm. Jack N. Polevoi of Woodland Hills, who pleaded guilty in June to four counts of stock and tax fraud and other violations and is serving an 18-month prison sentence, was ordered by U.S. District Judge Robert J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
A former top official of Barry Minkow's ZZZZ Best carpet cleaning company pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of income tax fraud and conspiracy, admitting that he maintained a $200,000 slush fund for Minkow and gambled away $42,000 during a mad, last-minute attempt to take cash out of the crumbling company by laundering it through Las Vegas casinos. Jack N.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 30, 1988 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
Two days before he resigned as chief executive of the scandal-ridden ZZZZ Best carpet cleaning company, Barry Minkow sent two aides to Las Vegas to "launder" more than $700,000 in company funds, according to a police crime report. Minkow later used $110,000 of the laundered money to hire an attorney, the report says.
BUSINESS
August 4, 1987 | ALAN C. MILLER, Times Staff Writer
Two blocks from the old Reseda headquarters of ZZZZ Best, the carpet-cleaning company founded by Barry Minkow, another fledgling carpet-cleaning company is up and running, headed by several former ZZZZ Best executives. Novelty Carpet & Upholstery Care was founded July 14 by three former ZZZZ Best executives as a cleaning company for residential and commercial rugs and furniture.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 18, 1988 | From United Press International
A Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Wednesday to laundering more than $300,000 that ZZZZ Best owner Barry Minkow is accused of stealing from his carpet-cleaning company in a massive fraud scheme. Minkow, 21, and 10 associates were indicted in January on racketeering, money laundering, and fraud charges in an alleged scheme to inflate the worth of ZZZZ Best, which Minkow founded in his parents' garage and turned into a $200-million company.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 7, 1989
Jack N. Polevoi, who admitted laundering more than half a million dollars from ZZZZ Best through Las Vegas casinos in the days before the Reseda carpet cleaning company collapsed, was sentenced Monday to 18 months in prison.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 22, 1989
Two former officers of the ZZZZ Best carpet cleaning company were charged Tuesday by the Securities and Exchange Commission with civil insider trading violations in connection with the sale of stock in the firm. Twin brothers Jack N. Polevoi, 41, of Woodland Hills and Jerry N. Polevoi of Simi Valley, already have pleaded guilty to criminal charges of tax fraud and conspiracy involving the bankrupt Reseda-based firm formed by Barry Minkow, who also was convicted in the case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 10, 1988 | KIM MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
A former top official of Barry Minkow's ZZZZ Best carpet cleaning company pleaded guilty Thursday to four counts of income tax fraud and conspiracy, admitting that he maintained a $200,000 slush fund for Minkow and gambled away $42,000 during a mad, last-minute attempt to take cash out of the crumbling company by laundering it through Las Vegas casinos. Jack N.
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