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May 8, 1987 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
A defunct Thousand Oaks company and seven individuals are being accused by federal authorities of "massive manipulation" of the company's stock in 1985 in a scheme that brought one of them at least $1 million, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday.
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June 11, 1991
A Thousand Oaks plastic surgeon has been convicted of conspiracy and four counts of securities and wire fraud in connection with his role in the manipulation of the stock of Magna Technologies Inc., a defunct Thousand Oaks company, the U.S. attorney's office said. Robert Gutstein, 53, Magna's former chairman, was found guilty May 31 in federal court in Los Angeles of conspiring with three other defendants to use a variety of illegal means to drive up the price of Magna's stock.
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BUSINESS
June 11, 1991
A Thousand Oaks plastic surgeon has been convicted of conspiracy and four counts of securities and wire fraud in connection with his role in the manipulation of the stock of Magna Technologies Inc., a defunct Thousand Oaks company, the U.S. attorney's office said. Robert Gutstein, 53, Magna's former chairman, was found guilty May 31 in federal court in Los Angeles of conspiring with three other defendants to use a variety of illegal means to drive up the price of Magna's stock.
BUSINESS
March 29, 1990 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four former promoters of a defunct Thousand Oaks company have been named in a 42-count criminal indictment unsealed by a grand jury in Los Angeles Tuesday. The charges, stemming from the rapid rise and collapse of the stock of Magna Technologies in 1985, include multiple counts of conspiracy and securities and wire fraud. The indictment says Magna was a "shell corporation" with no assets that was used by the defendants to profit by manipulating its stock.
BUSINESS
March 29, 1990 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Four former promoters of a defunct Thousand Oaks company have been named in a 42-count criminal indictment unsealed by a grand jury in Los Angeles Tuesday. The charges, stemming from the rapid rise and collapse of the stock of Magna Technologies in 1985, include multiple counts of conspiracy and securities and wire fraud. The indictment says Magna was a "shell corporation" with no assets that was used by the defendants to profit by manipulating its stock.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 17, 1994
The Medical Board of California licenses physicians and other medical professionals. It also investigates complaints about medical treatment and issues disciplinary actions. The most serious penalties include license revocation, suspension and probation. These are the Los Angeles County medical professionals subject to serious disciplinary actions between Nov. 1, 1993, and Jan. 31, 1994, according to medical board documents. Final actions are published only after all appeals are exhausted.
BUSINESS
May 12, 1987 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
Two years ago, an obscure publicly traded Thousand Oaks company called Magna Technologies was featured in "Investa-Line," an investment newsletter published by a Florida company called "Big Bucks, Inc." The newsletter touted what appeared to be a dizzying array of innovative products that Magna owned patents to or was designing, among them, a flexible pouch that contained soft drinks, an electrical stun gun to ward off muggers and an external device to aid sexually impotent men.
BUSINESS
May 8, 1987 | JAMES BATES, Times Staff Writer
A defunct Thousand Oaks company and seven individuals are being accused by federal authorities of "massive manipulation" of the company's stock in 1985 in a scheme that brought one of them at least $1 million, the Securities and Exchange Commission said Thursday.
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