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October 6, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
One of the top "junk bond" salesmen in Drexel Burnham Lambert's Beverly Hills office was granted immunity and testified recently in New York before a federal grand jury investigating Drexel and its junk bond chief, Michael Milken. The salesman, James Dahl, a close aide to Milken, was served with a court order that required him to testify and granted him immunity from prosecution for anything he said, according to his lawyer, Peter M. Fishbein.
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October 26, 1990 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government case against Michael Milken in pre-sentencing hearings ended on an uncertain note Thursday as prosecution witnesses gave ambiguous and sometimes contradictory testimony on the most egregious conduct Milken is accused of: insider trading for his own benefit. Separately, a former Drexel Burnham Lambert bond salesman testified that Drexel and Beverly Hills-based Columbia Savings & Loan Assn.
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BUSINESS
December 15, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Information from newly cooperating witnesses has caused federal prosecutors to broaden substantially their probe of Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. and its "junk bond" chief, Michael Milken, even as the investment firm's talks on settling expected criminal charges appeared to be nearing an accord. Sources close to the investigation said the witnesses, both employees of Drexel's junk bond department in Beverly Hills, had given the U.S.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1990 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal investigators looking into fraud at several of the largest failed savings and loans are hoping for a boost once Michael Milken begins sharing information with the government, sources say. The Securities and Exchange Commission in particular is conducting an intensive investigation of whether Lincoln Savings & Loan Assn.
BUSINESS
April 26, 1990 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal investigators looking into fraud at several of the largest failed savings and loans are hoping for a boost once Michael Milken begins sharing information with the government, sources say. The Securities and Exchange Commission in particular is conducting an intensive investigation of whether Lincoln Savings & Loan Assn.
BUSINESS
December 8, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
The agreement this week by a key Drexel Burnham Lambert employee to cooperate with the government dramatically strengthens prosecutors' hands in their investigation of the investment firm, reducing their reliance on star witness Ivan F. Boesky, the notorious former stock speculator. But the agreement by Cary J.
BUSINESS
October 26, 1990 | SCOT J. PALTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government case against Michael Milken in pre-sentencing hearings ended on an uncertain note Thursday as prosecution witnesses gave ambiguous and sometimes contradictory testimony on the most egregious conduct Milken is accused of: insider trading for his own benefit. Separately, a former Drexel Burnham Lambert bond salesman testified that Drexel and Beverly Hills-based Columbia Savings & Loan Assn.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW and DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writers
Tension is mounting in the Beverly Hills offices of Drexel Burnham Lambert, home to the embattled securities firm's "junk bond" operation and a staff whose loyalties have been divided sharply in recent days. Information provided to federal prosecutors by at least three key employees continuing to work in the office was instrumental in persuading Drexel to agree to plead guilty to criminal charges and was damaging to their once-exalted leader, Michael Milken.
BUSINESS
March 31, 1989 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Prosecutors still hope to persuade Drexel Burnham Lambert "junk bond" chief Michael Milken and his brother to cooperate with the government's widening investigation that now targets prominent Drexel clients, sources directly involved in the case said Thursday. They said this is part of the government's strategy in naming Milken in a 98-count indictment carrying enormous potential financial penalties and hundreds of years in prison.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1996 | JULIE FATE SULLIVAN
Making up one of the shortest ballots in City Hall history, only four residents will vie to fill two City Council seats in the November election. Incumbents Scott Diehl and Candace Haggard will be challenged by Lois Berg, 70, a retired nurse and member of the city's Golf Course Committee, and James Dahl, 53, a fire captain. Diehl, 46, a veterinarian, will be seeking his fourth term. Diehl served on the council from 1982 to 1986, when he was defeated in a reelection bid.
BUSINESS
March 31, 1989 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Prosecutors still hope to persuade Drexel Burnham Lambert "junk bond" chief Michael Milken and his brother to cooperate with the government's widening investigation that now targets prominent Drexel clients, sources directly involved in the case said Thursday. They said this is part of the government's strategy in naming Milken in a 98-count indictment carrying enormous potential financial penalties and hundreds of years in prison.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW and DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writers
Tension is mounting in the Beverly Hills offices of Drexel Burnham Lambert, home to the embattled securities firm's "junk bond" operation and a staff whose loyalties have been divided sharply in recent days. Information provided to federal prosecutors by at least three key employees continuing to work in the office was instrumental in persuading Drexel to agree to plead guilty to criminal charges and was damaging to their once-exalted leader, Michael Milken.
BUSINESS
December 15, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
Information from newly cooperating witnesses has caused federal prosecutors to broaden substantially their probe of Drexel Burnham Lambert Inc. and its "junk bond" chief, Michael Milken, even as the investment firm's talks on settling expected criminal charges appeared to be nearing an accord. Sources close to the investigation said the witnesses, both employees of Drexel's junk bond department in Beverly Hills, had given the U.S.
BUSINESS
December 8, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
The agreement this week by a key Drexel Burnham Lambert employee to cooperate with the government dramatically strengthens prosecutors' hands in their investigation of the investment firm, reducing their reliance on star witness Ivan F. Boesky, the notorious former stock speculator. But the agreement by Cary J.
BUSINESS
October 6, 1988 | SCOT J. PALTROW, Times Staff Writer
One of the top "junk bond" salesmen in Drexel Burnham Lambert's Beverly Hills office was granted immunity and testified recently in New York before a federal grand jury investigating Drexel and its junk bond chief, Michael Milken. The salesman, James Dahl, a close aide to Milken, was served with a court order that required him to testify and granted him immunity from prosecution for anything he said, according to his lawyer, Peter M. Fishbein.
NEWS
September 24, 1986
Huntington Beach police arrested three more people Tuesday in connection with the Labor Day weekend riot in which 40 were injured, and authorities were searching for six others who have been identified as participants in the melee. Sgt. James Dahl said warrants were issued for the arrests of the nine adults and added that police also were searching for three juveniles implicated in the Aug. 31 riot. Arrested Tuesday were John Costa and Nicholas Beck, both 25, of Fullerton.
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