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October 8, 1990 | From United Press International
Three Indicted in Telemarketing Scheme: Three operators of the Jason Smith Petroleum Corp. in Los Angeles were charged with mail fraud and securities violations for using a telemarketing scheme to dupe 180 investors out of nearly $2 million nationwide.
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October 8, 1990 | From United Press International
Three Indicted in Telemarketing Scheme: Three operators of the Jason Smith Petroleum Corp. in Los Angeles were charged with mail fraud and securities violations for using a telemarketing scheme to dupe 180 investors out of nearly $2 million nationwide.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 31, 1993
A former California State University professor was sentenced this week to eight years in prison and fined $329,900 for enticing hundreds of people into investing in bogus oil well projects, postal authorities said Tuesday. Jason Wallace Smith, 51, of Huntington Beach was found guilty in December of mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy. Smith is a former assistant professor of archeology at Cal State Los Angeles and Cal State Northridge.
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March 31, 1993 | GREG HERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former college professor from Huntington Beach was sentenced this week to eight years in prison and fined $329,900 for enticing hundreds of people into investing in bogus oil well projects, postal authorities said Tuesday. Jason Wallace Smith, 51, was found guilty in December of mail fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy. Smith is a former assistant professor of archeology at Cal State Los Angeles and Cal State Northridge. He also is the son of former Idaho Atty.
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July 12, 1986 | DONALD WOUTAT, Times Staff Writer
A self-described oilman from Los Angeles has been accused by the Securities and Exchange Commission of fraud in an alleged scheme that extracted more than $1 million from at least 167 investors around the country who thought they were investing in promising oil wells in Wyoming. The SEC suit claims that Jason W.
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