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March 21, 1989 | OSWALD JOHNSTON, Times Staff Writer
A professional investigator accused by Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) of misrepresenting himself as an agent of a subcommittee chaired by Dingell plans to claim in a hearing today that a member of the panel's staff set him up with a series of falsified internal memos and an illegal tape recording. At a stormy hearing last week, Dingell confronted the investigator, John C.
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March 21, 1989 | OSWALD JOHNSTON, Times Staff Writer
A professional investigator accused by Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.) of misrepresenting himself as an agent of a subcommittee chaired by Dingell plans to claim in a hearing today that a member of the panel's staff set him up with a series of falsified internal memos and an illegal tape recording. At a stormy hearing last week, Dingell confronted the investigator, John C.
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BUSINESS
May 30, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
Wells Fargo & Co. subsidiary Wells Fargo Bank and three other lending institutions lost millions of dollars in a fraud scheme by officials of a failed Illinois grain elevator operator, federal prosecutors said Thursday. John "Buzz" C. Gibbons, chief executive of defunct Ty-Walk Liquid Sales Inc. in Minooka, Ill., and Kathleen L. Lestina, the company's board secretary, were charged with mail fraud in the scheme and plan to plead guilty, Assistant U.S. Atty. Patrick Layng in Chicago said.
NEWS
April 23, 1995 | DAVID WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As his white-supremacist client sat on Arkansas' Death Row, awaiting execution the night of April 19, defense attorney Jeff Rosenzweig heard the hatred from the heartland: Scores of letters and postcards flowed to his law office in Little Rock, railing against the government and protesting the pending execution of Rosenzweig's client, a double-murderer named Richard Wayne Snell.
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April 21, 1995 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Although the Oklahoma City bomber may yet turn out to be a madman with a grievance against the federal bureaucracy, terrorism experts are working on the assumption that the attack was the work of militants determined to punish the government for some element of its domestic or foreign policy.
BUSINESS
March 22, 1989 | OSWALD JOHNSTON, Times Staff Writer
Rep. John D. Dingell (D-Mich.), the fearsome chairman of a House investigative subcommittee, beat a rare retreat Tuesday and publicly exonerated a private investigator whom he had accused of trying to pass himself off as an agent of the subcommittee. The investigator, John C.
BUSINESS
December 28, 1987 | VICTOR F. ZONANA, Times Staff Writer
In 1985, Hitachi Ltd. raised more than a few eyebrows when it announced the establishment of a $20-million charitable foundation in the United States. For one thing, such a large gift from a Japanese company had little precedent. For another, it came at a time when Hitachi's image had been sullied by dumping and industrial espionage scandals. "It left a sour taste in my mouth," says John C.
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February 17, 1998 | DAVID WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Clinton has publicly pledged to cooperate with the investigation of his dealings with a former White House intern--but that has not prevented him from utilizing one of the best tools available to those who find themselves the target of a criminal investigation. Lawyers representing Clinton have negotiated what are known as "joint defense" agreements with others involved in the case. In effect, the lawyers for at least some of the subjects of independent counsel Kenneth W.
NATIONAL
October 20, 2002 | Stephen Braun and David Willman, Times Staff Writers
An interstate highway traveler was seriously wounded Saturday night in the parking lot of an Ashland, Va., steakhouse by a single long-range gunshot -- circumstances similar enough to the suburban Washington attacks to prompt sniper task force investigators to rush to the crime scene. Sheriff's officials in Hanover County, Va.
NEWS
June 4, 1995 | DAVID WILLMAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Michael Joseph Fortier is in the worst jam of his 26-year-old life. Fortier's Army buddy and best friend, Timothy J. McVeigh, stands accused as the central suspect in the bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City. Another member of their old Army unit, Terry L. Nichols, has also been charged.
BUSINESS
October 9, 1988 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, Times Staff Writer
As the former prosecutors and ex-FBI agents at Kroll Associates see it, they are sort of the Rolls-Royce of private investigators. In a business sometimes sullied by questionable tactics and indiscretion, Kroll prides itself on keeping its hands clean and mouth shut while digging into the background and activities of a corporate raider, prospective business partner or errant executive.
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