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December 14, 1994 | DEBORA VRANA and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
They were like "Siamese twins," associates would joke; the bookish Orange County treasurer and the brash Bel-Air financial adviser, an odd couple linked by a series of roller-coaster bond deals that produced high returns and even higher risks. But now the ride is over, and the relationship between Robert L. Citron and Jeff Leifer--seen as profitable by some, exclusionary by others--is drawing closer scrutiny.
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December 14, 1994 | DEBORA VRANA and ERIC LICHTBLAU, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
They were like "Siamese twins," associates would joke; the bookish Orange County treasurer and the brash Bel-Air financial adviser, an odd couple linked by a series of roller-coaster bond deals that produced high returns and even higher risks. But now the ride is over, and the relationship between Robert L. Citron and Jeff Leifer--seen as profitable by some, exclusionary by others--is drawing closer scrutiny.
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May 17, 1995
Dec. 21, 1994: "I do not believe he was just a lieutenant responding on the directions of the captain. I came away with the feeling that he was as much a part of the scheme or proposal as his boss was." (Edward H. Decker, a Newport-Mesa school board member who met with Raabe in April, 1994) Feb. 3: "I think there's some perjury. I think that Leifer [Jeff Leifer, financial consultant] perjured himself. I think [Raabe] did too. What I'm looking for is some lying." (State Sen. Quentin L.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 14, 1993 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
In the world of Wall Street moguls, Jeff Leifer isn't even on the map. But the Santa Monica-based Leifer has parlayed an initial $25,000 contract awarded in 1991 as financial adviser to the Orange County Transportation Authority into fees totaling $815,000--in just two years. All but the first agreement with OCTA came without competitive bids.
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January 4, 1996 | CARL INGRAM and MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The state Senate agreed Wednesday to reopen its investigation of the fiscal collapse of Orange County, hoping to find out if witnesses perjured themselves in testimony last year. Sen. Quentin L. Kopp (I-San Francisco), a member of the special Senate committee that investigated the bankruptcy and recommended remedial legislation, told the Senate he feared that Orange County officials and others "misled and deceived" the committee at its hearings.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 15, 1993 | JEFFREY A. PERLMAN, TIMES URBAN AFFAIRS WRITER
Fearing even the appearance of conflicts of interest, the Orange County Transportation Authority is reviewing policies affecting administrators who run their own businesses on the side, OCTA officials said Wednesday. The review, plus news media inquiries, prompted one employee to seek reassignment late Wednesday.
NEWS
January 16, 1995 | ERIC BAILEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
There's no Ollie North and it's unlikely to involve the high drama of Iran-Contra, but in matters of municipal finance this promises to be big, and steeped in intrigue. A special state Senate committee will hold a daylong session here Tuesday that will bring together for the first time the key players in Orange County's financial debacle. The indisputable headliner is Robert L.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 4, 1996 | CARL INGRAM and MARK PLATTE, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The state Senate agreed Wednesday to reopen its investigation of the financial collapse of Orange County to find out whether witnesses perjured themselves in testimony last year. Sen. Quentin Kopp (I-San Francisco), a member of the special committee that investigated the bankruptcy and recommended remedial legislation, told the Senate he feared that Orange County officials and others "misled and deceived" the committee at its hearings.
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May 27, 1995 | GARY KLEIN LON EUBANKS..BD: TIMES STAFF WRITER
Explanations about what happened during the NCAA West Regional playoff baseball game between USC and Fresno State were hard to come by after the teams finally completed it Friday night. The scoreboard offered little help, because it was not designed to handle the runs and hits the teams heaped upon it. "A game like that defies any explanation," USC Coach Mike Gillespie said after a 22-17 victory over Fresno State that allowed his top-seeded Trojans to improve to 2-0 in the regional.
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