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August 25, 1989 | From Associated Press
A House panel investigating favoritism and mismanagement in federal housing programs was in a standoff Thursday with Paine Webber Inc. over whether the company's chief executive officer will be called to testify next month. Rep. Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo), chairman of the House Government Operations housing subcommittee, invited Donald B. Marron, chief executive officer of the investment firm, to testify on Sept.
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January 6, 1993 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court jury Tuesday convicted a former high-ranking aide in Ronald Reagan's Department of Housing and Urban Development and two other men of giving gratuities to a HUD official. The ex-aide, Lance H. Wilson, was acquitted on more serious charges of bribery, mail fraud and conspiracy in the HUD influence-peddling scandal that has been investigated by an independent counsel for nearly three years. Texas developer Leonard E.
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January 15, 1992 | From Associated Press
Former housing aide Lance H. Wilson was indicted Tuesday on felony charges of fraud, conspiracy and perjury in the influence-peddling scandal at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Wilson, who was executive assistant to Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr., is the first HUD official indicted in the case. He was charged with conspiring to steer housing grants to projects being built by Leonard E. Briscoe. Briscoe, a Ft.
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January 15, 1992 | From Associated Press
Former housing aide Lance H. Wilson was indicted Tuesday on felony charges of fraud, conspiracy and perjury in the influence-peddling scandal at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Wilson, who was executive assistant to Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr., is the first HUD official indicted in the case. He was charged with conspiring to steer housing grants to projects being built by Leonard E. Briscoe. Briscoe, a Ft.
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August 19, 1989 | From Associated Press
A former top official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development refused Friday to appear before a congressional panel investigating the agency or to comply with a committee subpoena demanding records of his dealings with HUD after leaving government. Lance H. Wilson, in a letter to the House subcommittee, asserted his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in refusing to comply with the subpoena or appear before the panel next month as ordered.
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January 6, 1993 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A federal court jury Tuesday convicted a former high-ranking aide in Ronald Reagan's Department of Housing and Urban Development and two other men of giving gratuities to a HUD official. The ex-aide, Lance H. Wilson, was acquitted on more serious charges of bribery, mail fraud and conspiracy in the HUD influence-peddling scandal that has been investigated by an independent counsel for nearly three years. Texas developer Leonard E.
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July 29, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
Lance H. Wilson, a former top official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development who later made millions of dollars through his HUD connections, failed to appear Friday to testify before a House subcommittee investigating the scandal-stained agency. Rep. Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo), chairman of the panel, said that he would ask the subcommittee members next week to subpoena Wilson to testify on Sept. 27 about political favoritism and other abuses at HUD.
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January 8, 1991 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 10-month-old federal investigation of former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr. was expanded Monday to include Pierce's relationship with his former New York law firm and potential fraud in a fourth housing program. The investigation now will include Pierce's dealings with Battle, Fowler, Jaffin & Kheel, the law firm, and with Lance Wilson, once his executive assistant at HUD.
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September 28, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
A former aide to ex-Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr. followed Pierce's example Wednesday and refused to answer House investigators' questions, invoking the Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination. Lance Wilson, who is accused of profiting handsomely from his government service, appeared under subpoena a day after Pierce had exercised his constitutional right to remain silent about his eight-year tenure at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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February 6, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Another former Department of Housing and Urban Development official refused to testify before a congressional panel that resumed hearings on the HUD scandals. James Hamernick, former director of HUD's office of insured multifamily housing development, became the fifth former housing official from the Reagan Administration to refuse to testify on grounds of self-incrimination. Hamernick was asked about his dealings with Lance H.
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January 8, 1991 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The 10-month-old federal investigation of former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr. was expanded Monday to include Pierce's relationship with his former New York law firm and potential fraud in a fourth housing program. The investigation now will include Pierce's dealings with Battle, Fowler, Jaffin & Kheel, the law firm, and with Lance Wilson, once his executive assistant at HUD.
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September 28, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
A former aide to ex-Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr. followed Pierce's example Wednesday and refused to answer House investigators' questions, invoking the Fifth Amendment right to avoid self-incrimination. Lance Wilson, who is accused of profiting handsomely from his government service, appeared under subpoena a day after Pierce had exercised his constitutional right to remain silent about his eight-year tenure at the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
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August 25, 1989 | From Associated Press
A House panel investigating favoritism and mismanagement in federal housing programs was in a standoff Thursday with Paine Webber Inc. over whether the company's chief executive officer will be called to testify next month. Rep. Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo), chairman of the House Government Operations housing subcommittee, invited Donald B. Marron, chief executive officer of the investment firm, to testify on Sept.
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August 19, 1989 | From Associated Press
A former top official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development refused Friday to appear before a congressional panel investigating the agency or to comply with a committee subpoena demanding records of his dealings with HUD after leaving government. Lance H. Wilson, in a letter to the House subcommittee, asserted his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination in refusing to comply with the subpoena or appear before the panel next month as ordered.
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July 29, 1989 | WILLIAM J. EATON, Times Staff Writer
Lance H. Wilson, a former top official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development who later made millions of dollars through his HUD connections, failed to appear Friday to testify before a House subcommittee investigating the scandal-stained agency. Rep. Tom Lantos (D-San Mateo), chairman of the panel, said that he would ask the subcommittee members next week to subpoena Wilson to testify on Sept. 27 about political favoritism and other abuses at HUD.
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May 1, 1990 | ROBERT L. JACKSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
An aide to former Housing Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr. testified Monday that Pierce often awarded federal housing grants on the basis of friendship and political favoritism. The testimony of DuBois L.
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April 29, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Deborah Gore Dean, a central figure in the HUD scandal of the Ronald Reagan Administration, was indicted by a federal grand jury Tuesday. She is accused of taking an illegal gratuity to perform official acts and then lying about it to a Senate committee. The indictment charges Gore with demanding and accepting $4,000 from "a private individual" while she was executive assistant to Housing and Urban Development Secretary Samuel R. Pierce Jr.
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