June 19, 1990 |
A Ventura County investment broker was sentenced to six months in federal prison for his role in an alleged money-laundering scheme that prosecutors contend was directed by San Diego financier Richard T. Silberman. Terry Ziegler, 45, of Moorpark was ordered to surrender July 26. He had pleaded guilty two months ago to a single felony count.
May 15, 1990 |
Malibu investment banker Jack Norman Myers, accused of being a courier in a money-laundering scheme allegedly directed by San Diego businessman Richard T. Silberman, pleaded guilty in federal court to one criminal count in the complex case. Under a plea bargain struck as jury selection in Silberman's trial neared completion, Myers agreed to testify against Silberman, who once served as a top aide to former Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr., and to back up his testimony with corroborating documents.
May 4, 1990 |
A federal prosecutor has accused Richard T. Silberman of violating a gag order barring participants in his money-laundering case from making characterizations about witnesses. Assistant U.S. Atty. Charles F. Gorder Jr. said Wednesday that Silberman should be punished for the alleged infraction.
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June 27, 1989
A federal judge Monday set a Jan. 16 trial date for the complex money-laundering case involving San Diego businessman Richard T. Silberman, reputed mobster Chris Petti and two others. Judge J. Lawrence Irving also scheduled legal motions for October and November, as well as the exchange of evidence and pretrial hearings in the case, in which the defendants are charged with putting together an elaborate scheme to hide money they believed came from illegal Colombian drug sales. The money was actually from an undercover FBI agent.