March 4, 1993 |
Lowy Denies Wrongdoing: Rudolph Lowy, chairman and president of Pacific States Casualty Co., "vehemently denies" an allegation that he misappropriated more than $5 million in company assets for his own benefit, a lawyer for Pacific States said. California Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi made the accusation when he announced that he had placed Pacific States, a Chino-based workers' compensation insurer, in conservation after determining it was insolvent.
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June 27, 2003 |
A youth soccer official spent more than $100,000 in organization funds on personal investments, house payments and the purchase of four Galaxy season tickets with preferred parking, according to a lawsuit filed by the American Youth Soccer Organization. The suit claims that Anthony Anish, 55, of Costa Mesa, who oversaw AYSO regional operations in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, squandered much of the nonprofit's $120,000 budget on personal indulgences and left it $60,000 in debt.
June 10, 1987
Subpoenas for the financial records of the Screen Extras Guild were served in connection with a federal grand jury inquiry into alleged misappropriation of funds, but a federal strike force spokesman declined to give further details or to comment on a report that the probe involves a proposed affiliation with the Teamsters Union. Guild attorney Joseph Kaplon said the inquiry apparently resulted from the complaints of some "disgruntled members."
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July 18, 1997
A former custodial supervisor for the Inglewood Unified School District has been sentenced to five years in state prison for putting more than 25 phantom employees on the payroll and embezzling more than $150,000, Deputy Dist. Atty. Dan Nixon said. Andrew Truesdale, 50, was given three years for misappropriation of funds and two years for taking in excess of $150,000. Superior Court Judge Linda Lefkowitz on Wednesday also ordered Truesdale to return more than $200,000 to the school district.
August 27, 1997 |
An investigation into the Ventura College men's basketball program by the Ventura County district attorney's office has revealed no evidence of misappropriation of funds, the office announced Tuesday. A statement issued by District Atty. Michael D. Bradbury said the investigation was limited to potential criminal conduct. The conclusion does not impact an investigation of the program launched in March by the Ventura Community College District. The district has not announced its findings.
December 13, 1990
Boyd Dowler, a former All-Pro wide receiver for the Packers in the 1960s, was cleared in a civil suit brought by Florida Comptroller Gerald Lewis' office earlier this year, alleging misappropriation of investors' funds. Dowler agreed to entry of an administrative finding that he offered unregistered securities for sale and acted as an unregistered salesman in violation of state law. He also paid the state $3,000 in costs.