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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1988
The former chief executive of a now-defunct West Los Angeles housing construction firm, Joseph Polifroni, 48, of Newport Beach has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a housing fraud that authorities said cost more than 500 victims hundreds of thousands of dollars. In 1984 and 1985, Polifroni's firm, Delta Homes Inc., offered fast construction of low-cost housing but built almost nothing, according to the charges.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 21, 1988
The former chief executive of a now-defunct West Los Angeles housing construction firm, Joseph Polifroni, 48, of Newport Beach has been sentenced to two years in prison for his role in a housing fraud that authorities said cost more than 500 victims hundreds of thousands of dollars. In 1984 and 1985, Polifroni's firm, Delta Homes Inc., offered fast construction of low-cost housing but built almost nothing, according to the charges.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1986 | DOROTHY TOWNSEND, Times Staff Writer
Assets of a West Los Angeles home building firm under investigation for grand theft and fraud were frozen Friday and the firm ordered not to enter into any further contracts, pending the outcome of hearings. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Warren Deering issued the temporary restraining order against Delta Homes Inc. and several of its officers, whose arrests were announced Wednesday by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. "This shuts them down," declared Deputy Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 11, 1986 | DOROTHY TOWNSEND, Times Staff Writer
Assets of a West Los Angeles home building firm under investigation for grand theft and fraud were frozen Friday and the firm ordered not to enter into any further contracts, pending the outcome of hearings. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Warren Deering issued the temporary restraining order against Delta Homes Inc. and several of its officers, whose arrests were announced Wednesday by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. "This shuts them down," declared Deputy Atty.
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December 9, 1986
The chief executive and two former employees of Delta Homes Inc., a now-defunct West Los Angeles firm that authorities charge was at the center of a massive home and apartment construction fraud scheme, pleaded not guilty to a variety of felony charges.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1988
Charges have been dismissed against a former employee of Delta Homes Inc., a defunct firm that authorities charge was at the center of a massive home and apartment construction fraud scheme. Citing insufficient evidence, Municipal Judge Larry Fidler dismissed the case against Ciro Aramayo, 62, of Los Angeles, a former Delta salesman, at the conclusion of a preliminary hearing.
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March 15, 1986 | DOROTHY TOWNSEND, Times Staff Writer
Restraints against a West Los Angeles building firm under investigation for grand theft and fraud were extended by court order Friday to keep assets frozen and the company from entering into any further contracts pending trial. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Warren Deering granted a preliminary injunction against Delta Homes Inc., its president, Joseph Polifroni, and two employees, Eligio Arriola Pacana and Ludovico Monte de Ramos Salazar.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1986 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
About 400 property owners in Los Angeles and Orange counties, including many low- and moderate-income minority families who put up down payments, may have been fleeced out of as much as $1 million or more by a West Los Angeles contractor who promised to build homes and apartments for them at bargain prices, state and local investigators said Thursday. The company, Delta Homes Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 10, 1986 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
About 400 property owners in Los Angeles and Orange counties, including many low- and moderate-income minority families who put up low down payments, may have been fleeced out of as much as $1 million or more by a West Los Angeles contractor who promised to build homes and apartments for them at bargain prices, state and local investigators said Thursday. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Wednesday that it had arrested three executives of Delta Homes Inc.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 8, 1986 | RONALD L. SOBLE, Times Staff Writer
A two-year-long investigation by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office and state authorities into what they say was one of the Southland's biggest home and apartment construction frauds is set to conclude today with the arraignment of three people on a variety of felony charges. The former owner and two former employees of Delta Homes Inc.
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