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August 26, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Dupre Convicted of Fraud: The Newport Beach businessman was found guilty of charges resulting from a three-year federal investigation into the 1991 failure of Oak Tree Savings Bank, Louisiana's largest thrift. Dupre and Houston lawyer W. Harold Sellers were convicted on 14 counts of conspiracy, bank fraud and money laundering on Aug. 19 in federal court in New Orleans.
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August 26, 1994 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Dupre Convicted of Fraud: The Newport Beach businessman was found guilty of charges resulting from a three-year federal investigation into the 1991 failure of Oak Tree Savings Bank, Louisiana's largest thrift. Dupre and Houston lawyer W. Harold Sellers were convicted on 14 counts of conspiracy, bank fraud and money laundering on Aug. 19 in federal court in New Orleans.
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August 26, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Newport Beach businessman Robert Dupre has been convicted of fraud in connection with a three-year federal investigation into the 1991 failure of Oak Tree Savings Bank, Louisiana's largest thrift. Dupre and Houston lawyer W. Harold Sellers were found guilty on 14 counts of conspiracy, bank fraud and money laundering on Aug. 19 in U.S. District Court in New Orleans.
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August 26, 1994 | GREG JOHNSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Newport Beach businessman Robert Dupre has been convicted of fraud in connection with a three-year federal investigation into the 1991 failure of Oak Tree Savings Bank, Louisiana's largest thrift. Dupre and Houston lawyer W. Harold Sellers were found guilty on 14 counts of conspiracy, bank fraud and money laundering on Aug. 19 in U.S. District Court in New Orleans.
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March 18, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Dupre Sentenced to Prison: The former Newport Beach developer was sentenced in federal court in New Orleans to 70 months in prison and fined $500,000 for fraud and conspiracy convictions stemming from a scheme to obtain $85 million in bogus loans from Louisiana's once-largest thrift. U.S. Atty. Eddie J. Jordan said Houston developer W. Harold Sellers was sentenced to more than six years in prison and fined $2 million for his role in the scheme.
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August 14, 1993 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Three land developers, two of whom are from Orange County, were indicted Friday on charges of defrauding Louisiana's now-failed Oak Tree Savings Bank. U.S. Atty. Robert Boitmann in New Orleans said that Robert Dupre of Newport Beach and Michael Barrack of San Juan Capistrano were charged with conspiracy to commit bank fraud, conspiracy to commit bank bribery and filing false statements to a financial institution. Also indicted on the same charges was W. Harold Sellers of Houston.
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November 30, 1992 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
John Mark Regan believes that, in his all-black wet suit, he was mistaken for a seal. That's the only way he can explain being bitten on the leg by a six-foot Mako shark just 100 feet off the surf line near San Onofre on Sunday afternoon. It was the first reported shark attack in Southern California waters since 1989.
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November 17, 1990 | JOHN D. CRAMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The doorman, a beefy guy dressed in a fancy jacket and gray derby, is smiling and nodding as he holds open the door for the people going into the hotel lobby full of chandeliers, marble, antiques and splendor. A woman with a briefcase comes up. "Where's the homeless workshop?" she asks. The doorman looks into the park across the street.
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