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August 5, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Three Keating Associates Settle With SEC: A U.S. District Court in Los Angeles granted a permanent injunction penalizing three individuals named in the SEC's case against Charles F. Keating Jr. They are Judy Wischer, president and chief operating officer of American Continental Corp. and an officer of Lincoln Savings & Loan Assn.; Mark Sauter, former corporate counsel of ACC; and Andrew Ligget, ACC's former chief financial officer.
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October 25, 1994 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal judge in Los Angeles Monday sentenced Judy J. Wischer, once the top aide to former Lincoln Savings & Loan operator Charles H. Keating Jr.,--to three years of probation and ordered her to pay $3.5 million in restitution for her role in Lincoln's collapse. Wischer's sentencing ends the long investigation and court proceedings against those responsible for the thrift industry's most notorious failure during the go-go 1980s. Lincoln's failure in 1989 is expected to cost taxpayers $3.
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October 25, 1994 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Judy J. Wischer, once the top aide to former Lincoln Savings & Loan operator Charles H. Keating Jr., was put on probation Monday for three years and ordered to pay $3.5 million in restitution for her role in the 1989 collapse of the Irvine thrift. Wischer's sentencing--lenient because of her cooperation with authorities--ends the long investigation and the trial court proceedings against those responsible for the thrift industry's most notorious failure.
BUSINESS
October 25, 1994 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Judy J. Wischer, once the top aide to former Lincoln Savings & Loan operator Charles H. Keating Jr., was put on probation Monday for three years and ordered to pay $3.5 million in restitution for her role in the 1989 collapse of the Irvine thrift. Wischer's sentencing--lenient because of her cooperation with authorities--ends the long investigation and the trial court proceedings against those responsible for the thrift industry's most notorious failure.
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July 27, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Superior Court judge agreed Friday to separate the criminal trials of former Lincoln Savings & Loan owner Charles H. Keating Jr. and his onetime top aide, Judy J. Wischer. Acting on the recommendations of both defense attorneys and the prosecutors, Judge Lance A. Ito ordered that Wischer's trial follow Keating's.
BUSINESS
October 25, 1994 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal judge in Los Angeles Monday sentenced Judy J. Wischer, once the top aide to former Lincoln Savings & Loan operator Charles H. Keating Jr.,--to three years of probation and ordered her to pay $3.5 million in restitution for her role in Lincoln's collapse. Wischer's sentencing ends the long investigation and court proceedings against those responsible for the thrift industry's most notorious failure during the go-go 1980s. Lincoln's failure in 1989 is expected to cost taxpayers $3.
BUSINESS
May 20, 1992 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Judy J. Wischer, a onetime close associate of Charles H. Keating Jr., pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Los Angeles federal court to bank and securities fraud and has agreed to testify against the former owner of failed Lincoln Savings & Loan. Wischer, the former president of American Continental Corp., the parent company of Irvine-based Lincoln, is the highest-ranking official in the Keating empire to plead guilty in the three-year criminal investigation of the thrift's collapse.
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January 30, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Keating Arraigned in Phoenix: Charles H. Keating Jr. and two other top executives of now-defunct American Continental Corp. pleaded innocent in Phoenix to federal bankruptcy fraud and conspiracy charges. They are accused of looting almost $975,000 from the company before it filed for bankruptcy protection on April 13, 1989, in the wake of the $2.6-billion failure of its principal subsidiary, Lincoln Savings & Loan in Irvine.
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November 5, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Aide Says Keating Misled Auditors: Former American Continental President Judy Wischer testified that Charles H. Keating Jr. misled independent auditors about transactions that produced millions of dollars of profit for the company's Lincoln Savings & Loan unit. In Keating's federal criminal fraud and racketeering trial, Wischer said that she, Keating and other executives didn't tell the Arthur Young & Co.
BUSINESS
November 6, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Keating Aide Details Phony Deals: Charles H. Keating Jr.'s former top aide testified about how the former Lincoln Savings & Loan owner set up phony land sales, creating sham profits that helped him sell junk bonds to investors. Judy J. Wischer, former president of Keating's American Continental Corp., described 11 sham deals that supposedly generated $124 million worth of gains.
BUSINESS
August 5, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Three Keating Associates Settle With SEC: A U.S. District Court in Los Angeles granted a permanent injunction penalizing three individuals named in the SEC's case against Charles F. Keating Jr. They are Judy Wischer, president and chief operating officer of American Continental Corp. and an officer of Lincoln Savings & Loan Assn.; Mark Sauter, former corporate counsel of ACC; and Andrew Ligget, ACC's former chief financial officer.
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May 20, 1992 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Judy J. Wischer, a onetime close associate of Charles H. Keating Jr., pleaded guilty Tuesday in a Los Angeles federal court to bank and securities fraud and has agreed to testify against the former owner of failed Lincoln Savings & Loan. Wischer, the former president of American Continental Corp., the parent company of Irvine-based Lincoln, is the highest-ranking official in the Keating empire to plead guilty in the three-year criminal investigation of the thrift's collapse.
BUSINESS
July 27, 1991 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Superior Court judge agreed Friday to separate the criminal trials of former Lincoln Savings & Loan owner Charles H. Keating Jr. and his onetime top aide, Judy J. Wischer. Acting on the recommendations of both defense attorneys and the prosecutors, Judge Lance A. Ito ordered that Wischer's trial follow Keating's.
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December 21, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Keating's Co-Defendant, Wischer, Out on Bail: Judy J. Wischer, indicted with Charles H. Keating Jr. on federal racketeering and fraud charges stemming from Lincoln Savings' collapse, was released on $300,000 bail. The 43-year-old former president of Keating's American Continental Corp., which owned Lincoln, was released late Thursday. Wischer's mother and a business associate pledged property to cover the bail, said her attorney, Donald C. Randolph.
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