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March 9, 1990
A Los Angeles federal court jury convicted a 34-year-old Santa Fe Springs man of 15 counts of fraud Thursday in an audio equipment leasing scheme that purportedly cost 15 financial institutions more than $23 million. Jurors deliberated about a day after a two-week trial in finding Kimball Richards, son of former state Sen. Richard Richards, who left office in the early 1960s, guilty on eight counts of mail fraud, six counts of bank fraud and one count of wire fraud. Assistant U.S. Atty.
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May 1, 1990 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rock music promoter Kimball D. Richards, who was convicted in March of defrauding 14 financial institutions out of $23 million in an audio equipment leasing scheme, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in jail, followed by five years probation. Calling Richards "the biggest liar that ever walked into my courtroom," U.S.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1989
Guilty verdicts against two Orange County men charged in a $23-million fraud scheme involving phony equipment-leasing transactions were unsealed Friday in Los Angeles. The verdicts against Robert P. Bernfeld, 37, of Huntington Beach and John N. Griffith, 39, of Santa Ana were sealed while the jury deliberated on a third defendant, Georgianna Carson, 41, of Huntington Beach. But U.S. District Judge William J.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 9, 1990
A Los Angeles federal court jury convicted a 34-year-old Santa Fe Springs man of 15 counts of fraud Thursday in an audio equipment leasing scheme that purportedly cost 15 financial institutions more than $23 million. Jurors deliberated about a day after a two-week trial in finding Kimball Richards, son of former state Sen. Richard Richards, who left office in the early 1960s, guilty on eight counts of mail fraud, six counts of bank fraud and one count of wire fraud. Assistant U.S. Atty.
BUSINESS
May 1, 1990 | JUBE SHIVER Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Rock music promoter Kimball D. Richards, who was convicted in March of defrauding 14 financial institutions out of $23 million in an audio equipment leasing scheme, was sentenced Monday to 15 years in jail, followed by five years probation. Calling Richards "the biggest liar that ever walked into my courtroom," U.S.
BUSINESS
July 21, 1986
John N. Griffith has been named senior vice president of Riviera Capital Corp., Los Angeles.
NEWS
May 12, 1988 | LAURIE BECKLUND, Times Staff Writer
A federal grand jury has indicted six people in a bank fraud scheme that allegedly netted $20 million--10 times that taken annually in all Los Angeles bank robberies--in one of the largest such cases ever prosecuted in the United States, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The indictment charges the six--principally Kimball D. Richards, 32, of Santa Fe Springs--with a total of 39 counts of mail and wire fraud stemming from the operation of a recording studio owned by Richards.
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May 9, 1996 | KEN ELLINGWOOD and DEBORA VRANA and GEOFF BOUCHER, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
Behind their tinted-window storefront in a Huntington Beach strip mall, Coleman Allen and Jay Olins ran a minor-league finance company that fronted spending cash to fledgling businesses. But now investigators say the obscure company also may have been a hub for strong-arm criminal activity that has five police agencies examining its links to a series of violent crimes, including the murder last year of a Fountain Valley flight attendant.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 5, 1989
Guilty verdicts against two Orange County men charged in a $23-million fraud scheme involving phony equipment-leasing transactions were unsealed Friday in Los Angeles. The verdicts against Robert P. Bernfeld, 37, of Huntington Beach and John N. Griffith, 39, of Santa Ana were sealed while the jury deliberated on a third defendant, Georgianna Carson, 41, of Huntington Beach. But U.S. District Judge William J.
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