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December 4, 1997 | DEBORA VRANA and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, a former owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team, on charges of securities fraud and insider trading in connection with the once high-flying Culver City telecommunications firm he founded, prosecutors said. The 19-count indictment against Sudikoff, 41, and Edward Cheramy, 53, is the result of a lengthy investigation into IDB Communications Group, once one of the fastest growing companies in Los Angeles.
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December 8, 2011 | Helene Elliott
Wayne Gretzky, Shaquille O'Neal, David Beckham and Manny Ramirez made their names elsewhere before a championship quest brought them to Southern California. Not all of them left town with a title. But each created a big enough imprint to rank them as the four biggest acquisitions made by Southern California sports teams — at least until the Angels on Thursday reached agreement with slugger Albert Pujols, a three-time National League most valuable player. Here's a look at the impact of those four deals, in chronological order: The Great One arrives Gretzky, months removed from his fourth Stanley Cup title with the Edmonton Oilers and newly married to actress Janet Jones, was traded from Edmonton to the Kings on Aug. 9, 1988 for young forwards Martin Gelinas and Jimmy Carson, three first-round draft picks and $15 million.
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BUSINESS
December 2, 1994 | JAMES BATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
IDB Communications Group for the first time linked Chief Executive Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, one of two men who controls the Los Angeles Kings hockey franchise, to an ongoing criminal investigation into the telecommunications company's controversial accounting methods.
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January 21, 2011 | By Helene Elliott
Responding to renewed rumors that the Kings are on the market, Tim Leiweke, chairman and chief executive of the club's parent company AEG, said the hockey team has not been put up for sale. "We get calls all the time. We are neither looking at [nor] in talks to sell," Leiweke said in an e-mail Friday. "Very focused on NFL. " AEG, which used its purchase of the Kings in 1995 as a steppingstone to build a real estate and entertainment empire that includes Staples Center and a part interest in the Lakers, has proposed to build and finance a stadium in downtown Los Angeles that would house an NFL team.
BUSINESS
February 20, 1999 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, a former owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team and once a well-known Los Angeles businessman, pleaded guilty Friday to insider-trading charges in connection with his now-defunct Culver City communications firm. With his plea, Sudikoff, 43, settled federal charges that he spread phony information to inflate shares in IDB Communications Group, once one of the fastest-growing companies in Los Angeles and a Wall Street darling.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1999 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Los Angeles Kings owner Jeffrey P. Sudikoff was sentenced to a year in prison and fined $3 million Friday for illegal insider trading in connection with his now-defunct communications firm. The 44-year-old businessman pleaded guilty earlier this year, settling federal charges surrounding his unloading of stock in the former IDB Communications Group of Culver City.
SPORTS
June 10, 1995
Why did Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joe Cohen purchase 72% of the Kings if they can't afford to meet the Kings' expenses? MARK NOOGER Santa Clarita
BUSINESS
August 26, 2000 | Bloomberg News
* Former IDB Communications Group Inc. Chairman Jeffrey Sudikoff will pay $852,565 to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that he fraudulently inflated the telecommunications company's stock in 1994 and made insider trades. Under the terms of a settlement approved this week by a federal judge in Los Angeles, Sudikoff, who is serving a one-year sentence on related criminal charges, neither admitted nor denied the allegations.
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September 23, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
King owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen will not be involved with the team after they sell it to Denver billionaire Philip F. Anschutz and developer Edward P. Roski Jr., a transaction expected to close in October. Cohen, who has been the team's chairman, will join Madison Square Garden, it was announced Friday. A King spokesman said Cohen was en route to New York and unavailable for comment.
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June 17, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
One of the contentions behind the attempt of Bruce McNall's bankruptcy trustee to have last year's sale of the Kings voided is that co-owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen failed to live up to an earlier agreement to put $20 million into the franchise. This allegation is included in a lawsuit filed last week by R. Todd Neilson--the bankruptcy trustee controlling L.A. Kings Ltd., which is 28% of the team. Portions of the litigation were ordered unsealed earlier this week by U.S.
BUSINESS
August 26, 2000 | Bloomberg News
* Former IDB Communications Group Inc. Chairman Jeffrey Sudikoff will pay $852,565 to settle Securities and Exchange Commission allegations that he fraudulently inflated the telecommunications company's stock in 1994 and made insider trades. Under the terms of a settlement approved this week by a federal judge in Los Angeles, Sudikoff, who is serving a one-year sentence on related criminal charges, neither admitted nor denied the allegations.
BUSINESS
March 10, 2000 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Los Angeles King co-owner Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, sentenced to a year in federal prison and fined $3 million last year for insider trading in 1994, stands to make millions of dollars if the Santa Monica company he co-founded in 1995 successfully completes an $86-million first-time stock offering as planned next month. The 44-year-old Sudikoff is a minority shareholder of InterPacket Networks Inc., a satellite-based broadband Internet network focused on international markets, which filed Feb.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1999 | DAVID ROSENZWEIG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Former Los Angeles Kings owner Jeffrey P. Sudikoff was sentenced to a year in prison and fined $3 million Friday for illegal insider trading in connection with his now-defunct communications firm. The 44-year-old businessman pleaded guilty earlier this year, settling federal charges surrounding his unloading of stock in the former IDB Communications Group of Culver City.
BUSINESS
February 20, 1999 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, a former owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team and once a well-known Los Angeles businessman, pleaded guilty Friday to insider-trading charges in connection with his now-defunct Culver City communications firm. With his plea, Sudikoff, 43, settled federal charges that he spread phony information to inflate shares in IDB Communications Group, once one of the fastest-growing companies in Los Angeles and a Wall Street darling.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1998 | Debora Vrana
Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, a former owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team, and his business partner pleaded not guilty to federal securities fraud charges in connection with a once high-flying Culver City telecommunications firm. Sudikoff, 41, and former partner Edward Cheramy, 53, face 19 federal charges, including securities fraud and a conspiracy to overstate earnings at their company, IDB Communications Group Inc.
BUSINESS
December 4, 1997 | DEBORA VRANA and LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, a former owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team, on charges of securities fraud and insider trading in connection with the once high-flying Culver City telecommunications firm he founded, prosecutors said. The 19-count indictment against Sudikoff, 41, and Edward Cheramy, 53, is the result of a lengthy investigation into IDB Communications Group, once one of the fastest growing companies in Los Angeles.
SPORTS
January 21, 2011 | By Helene Elliott
Responding to renewed rumors that the Kings are on the market, Tim Leiweke, chairman and chief executive of the club's parent company AEG, said the hockey team has not been put up for sale. "We get calls all the time. We are neither looking at [nor] in talks to sell," Leiweke said in an e-mail Friday. "Very focused on NFL. " AEG, which used its purchase of the Kings in 1995 as a steppingstone to build a real estate and entertainment empire that includes Staples Center and a part interest in the Lakers, has proposed to build and finance a stadium in downtown Los Angeles that would house an NFL team.
BUSINESS
January 13, 1998 | Debora Vrana
Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, a former owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team, and his business partner pleaded not guilty to federal securities fraud charges in connection with a once high-flying Culver City telecommunications firm. Sudikoff, 41, and former partner Edward Cheramy, 53, face 19 federal charges, including securities fraud and a conspiracy to overstate earnings at their company, IDB Communications Group Inc.
BUSINESS
October 1, 1997 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged Jeffrey P. Sudikoff, a former owner of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team, with securities fraud and insider trading in connection with the once highflying Culver City telecommunications company he founded. The civil charges cap a nearly three-year SEC investigation into IDB Communications Group, a former Wall Street darling and once one of the fastest-growing companies in Los Angeles.
SPORTS
September 23, 1995 | LISA DILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
King owners Jeffrey Sudikoff and Joseph Cohen will not be involved with the team after they sell it to Denver billionaire Philip F. Anschutz and developer Edward P. Roski Jr., a transaction expected to close in October. Cohen, who has been the team's chairman, will join Madison Square Garden, it was announced Friday. A King spokesman said Cohen was en route to New York and unavailable for comment.
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