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July 8, 1999 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rafi M. Khan, the notorious Los Angeles stock promoter tied to controversial stock deals dating back a decade, is cooperating with federal investigators in an undisclosed number of fraud probes, the government announced. As part of a plea agreement filed with the U.S. attorney's office this week, Khan pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return for 1991, officials said. He is to return to court for sentencing Oct. 18.
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May 12, 2001 | JERRY HIRSCH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rafi Khan, a La Canada Flintridge man who was barred from the securities industry for stock manipulation, is emerging as a player in the GenesisIntermedia "short squeeze," adding to what one analyst calls the "soap opera" atmosphere surrounding the company. Khan, who also had a 1999 conviction for tax fraud, has circulated an investment report on Genesis, a Van Nuys company with no earnings that's mostly owned by former Saudi arms dealer Adnan Khashoggi.
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February 2, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
ICN Beats Back Khan's Proxy Challenge: The Costa Mesa-based drug company easily won a bitter 10-month proxy battle as dissident investor Rafi M. Khan garnered less than 10% of the votes cast at the firm's annual meeting on his proposal to oust Chairman Milan Panic and eight other board members. ICN said it will pursue legal action against Khan unless he reimburses the company for the $4 million it spent defending itself.
BUSINESS
October 23, 1999 | A Times Staff Writer
Rafi M. Khan, a well-known Southland investment promoter who has been involved with many controversial stocks over the years, was sentenced to three years' probation after pleading guilty last summer to filing a false tax return. The sentence, handed down in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, includes six months in home detention for the 48-year-old Khan.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Broker Sues New York Times for Libel: Rafi M. Khan, the disgruntled shareholder who is trying to oust the board of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleged in a suit filed in New York Supreme Court that the newspaper repeatedly published false information about him. An editor named in the suit, which seeks $210 million in damages, declined to comment. Khan, a stockbroker who once touted ICN shares, has been trying since March to unseat ICN Chairman Milan Panic, the former prime minister of Yugoslavia.
BUSINESS
October 23, 1999 | A Times Staff Writer
Rafi M. Khan, a well-known Southland investment promoter who has been involved with many controversial stocks over the years, was sentenced to three years' probation after pleading guilty last summer to filing a false tax return. The sentence, handed down in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, includes six months in home detention for the 48-year-old Khan.
BUSINESS
December 9, 1993 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A New York federal judge on Wednesday postponed the annual meeting of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc. until Feb. 1, allowing dissident stockholder Rafi M. Khan more time to revive his twice-foiled drive to oust the Costa Mesa drug company's board of directors. U.S. District Judge John Sprizzo also said that he has referred the Khan case to the U.S.
BUSINESS
February 1, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rafi M. Khan, the dissident investor seeking to oust the chairman of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc., conceded defeat Monday but vowed to keep pressing for management changes at the company. Shareholders are to vote at the company's annual meeting today on a proposal to replace Chairman Milan Panic and the other eight ICN board members with a new six-member slate that would include Khan, who owns 120,000 shares of the pharmaceutical company's stock.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rafi M. Khan, the disgruntled shareholder who is trying to oust the board of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc. and its chairman, Milan Panic, filed a $210-million libel suit Monday against the New York Times. In the suit, filed in the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Khan alleges that the newspaper has run a series of erroneous articles beginning in October, when Khan and ICN officials were in the heat of a proxy battle. That battle is expected to reach a conclusion on Feb.
BUSINESS
July 8, 1999 | JEFF LEEDS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rafi M. Khan, the notorious Los Angeles stock promoter tied to controversial stock deals dating back a decade, is cooperating with federal investigators in an undisclosed number of fraud probes, the government announced. As part of a plea agreement filed with the U.S. attorney's office this week, Khan pleaded guilty to filing a false tax return for 1991, officials said. He is to return to court for sentencing Oct. 18.
BUSINESS
July 31, 1998 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Controversial Los Angeles stock promoter Rafi M. Khan allegedly manipulated the shares of two companies--Future Communications and L.L. Knickerbocker--in schemes dating to 1993 that included unauthorized trading and parking stock in phony accounts, according to a civil complaint filed Thursday by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
BUSINESS
August 15, 1995 | JAMES S. GRANELLI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The soaring stock price of collectible doll and toy maker L.L. Knickerbocker nose-dived 20% on Monday in what some investors welcomed as a cooling-off for the overheated shares. The frenzied trading in Knickerbocker stock had driven the price up tenfold in the last six weeks, but the price fell $9.25 a share Monday to close at $37.50 on the Nasdaq market.
BUSINESS
February 2, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
ICN Beats Back Khan's Proxy Challenge: The Costa Mesa-based drug company easily won a bitter 10-month proxy battle as dissident investor Rafi M. Khan garnered less than 10% of the votes cast at the firm's annual meeting on his proposal to oust Chairman Milan Panic and eight other board members. ICN said it will pursue legal action against Khan unless he reimburses the company for the $4 million it spent defending itself.
BUSINESS
February 1, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rafi M. Khan, the dissident investor seeking to oust the chairman of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc., conceded defeat Monday but vowed to keep pressing for management changes at the company. Shareholders are to vote at the company's annual meeting today on a proposal to replace Chairman Milan Panic and the other eight ICN board members with a new six-member slate that would include Khan, who owns 120,000 shares of the pharmaceutical company's stock.
BUSINESS
January 31, 1994 | JAMES M. GOMEZ and JONATHAN WEBER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
It began as a colorful but straightforward story, one of an ambitious and smooth-talking stockbroker who wanted to oust the dapper, mercurial chairman of a mid-sized pharmaceuticals company. But in the 10 months since, Rafi Khan's effort to topple Milan Panic, founder of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Costa Mesa, has evolved into an extraordinarily nasty battle whose repercussions have ricocheted throughout the financial services industry.
BUSINESS
January 25, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Broker Sues New York Times for Libel: Rafi M. Khan, the disgruntled shareholder who is trying to oust the board of ICN Pharmaceuticals Inc., alleged in a suit filed in New York Supreme Court that the newspaper repeatedly published false information about him. An editor named in the suit, which seeks $210 million in damages, declined to comment. Khan, a stockbroker who once touted ICN shares, has been trying since March to unseat ICN Chairman Milan Panic, the former prime minister of Yugoslavia.
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