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."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
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.
October 23, 1998 |
Dominique Moceanu had a smile that danced along with the music when the tiny gymnast, so small she seemed able to perform in the palm of your hand, competed at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. No one had more fun with her sport in Atlanta. No one seemed more suited to the job of being America's pixie. Now, two years later, we see Moceanu again. She is grown up, 17 years old, and there is no smile. There is a lawyer at her side and accusations of financial misdeeds made by her against her father.
June 20, 1987 |
Former Black Panther Party leader Huey Newton, serving a two-year prison term for illegal weapons possession, on Friday was ordered tried on embezzlement charges relating to a now-defunct school operated by the party. Newton and another school official, Mark Alexander, appeared in Oakland Municipal Court for a preliminary hearing, then were ordered held for trial on charges of embezzlement and misappropriation of funds at Oakland Community School.