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August 10, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Morris Shenker, an attorney best known for representing Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa, and a former owner of the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas has died, it was reported Wednesday. A spokesman for his firm said Shenker, 82, who had recently undergone heart surgery and who wore a pacemaker, died Tuesday night in Santa Monica, where he had been visiting his daughter. He had been hospitalized briefly for pneumonia. Shenker, a Russian immigrant who grew up in north St.
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August 10, 1989 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Morris Shenker, an attorney best known for representing Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa, and a former owner of the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas has died, it was reported Wednesday. A spokesman for his firm said Shenker, 82, who had recently undergone heart surgery and who wore a pacemaker, died Tuesday night in Santa Monica, where he had been visiting his daughter. He had been hospitalized briefly for pneumonia. Shenker, a Russian immigrant who grew up in north St.
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BUSINESS
November 5, 1988 | GREG JOHNSON, Times Staff Writer
Former Sun Savings & Loan Assn. President Daniel W. Dierdorff, who in July pleaded guilty to two felony charges, was no stranger to employees at the Dunes Hotel in Las Vegas, according to a highly unusual pre-sentencing report filed Friday in U. S. District Court in San Diego by Assistant U. S. Atty. Yesmin Saide.
BUSINESS
July 17, 1985 | BILL RITTER, San Diego County Business Editor
Sun Savings & Loan acknowledged Tuesday for the first time that federal prosecutors are investigating alleged financial improprieties by its ousted chairman and chief executive, Daniel W. Dierdorff. Sun is "cooperating fully" with investigators from the U.S. attorney's office, according to Chairman and Chief Executive John M. McEwan, who added that the inquiry is "not related to the current operations" of the University City-based S&L.
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June 14, 1988 | JACK JONES, From staff and wire reports
Patty Shenker wanted her folks to come here from St. Louis to see her marry free-lance movie location manager Doug Stoll over the weekend, but her 81-year-old father has been ill. "The trip would have been a little much," the bride said Monday. So the Saturday night Santa Monica wedding, which was attended by about 50 guests, was transmitted directly from a remote TV truck via satellite to a second dish-equipped truck outside the St. Louis home of Mr. and Mrs.
BUSINESS
October 27, 1985 | BILL RITTER, San Diego County Business Editor
Under pressure from federal regulators, Sun Savings & Loan Assn. last week filed a lawsuit against former Chairman Daniel W. Dierdorff, alleging that Dierdorff defrauded the company by making "imprudent loans" to customers who, in turn, gave him "kickbacks" and other gifts.
BUSINESS
February 9, 1985 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
A second felon has been named in court documents as a key figure in one of the insurance companies that guaranteed the faulty mortgage securities involved in the recent $95-million loss write-offs by BankAmerica Corp. The man is Richard Ashley Parker, of Orange County, who was convicted in state court in 1982 of grand theft and securities fraud violations involving a scheme to establish a Bahamian spa.
NEWS
July 19, 1986 | BILL RITTER, San Diego County Business Editor
Sun Savings & Loan Assn., buffeted by two years of red ink, bitter board squabbles and a federal grand jury probe of former management, was shut down by federal regulators late Friday. Sun's five branches--four in San Diego and one in Mission Viejo--will reopen Monday as Flagship Federal Savings & Loan Assn. They will be operated by Great Western Savings of Beverly Hills under a management contract.
NEWS
October 28, 1985 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
In a federal court jury box here, men and women wearing bright-yellow earphones have listened intently almost daily for several weeks. What they have been hearing are clandestine recordings of rough-talking men using code names in terse conversations that vary from mysterious to banal. But the prosecutors, contending that all these cryptic pieces add up to a garish mosaic, have previously given a verbal map to the jurors.
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