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December 17, 1999 | Bloomberg News
New York pension fund manager Alan B. Bond was charged by U.S. authorities with taking nearly $7 million in kickbacks from brokerage firms in connection with his management of retirement accounts belonging to National Basketball Assn. players and other clients. An 11-count federal indictment charged that he used his clients' accounts to trade with brokerage firms connected with his friend, Robert Spruill. The firms then kicked back $6.
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BUSINESS
December 17, 1999 | Bloomberg News
New York pension fund manager Alan B. Bond was charged by U.S. authorities with taking nearly $7 million in kickbacks from brokerage firms in connection with his management of retirement accounts belonging to National Basketball Assn. players and other clients. An 11-count federal indictment charged that he used his clients' accounts to trade with brokerage firms connected with his friend, Robert Spruill. The firms then kicked back $6.
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BUSINESS
February 16, 2001 | Reuters
Former chief executives of two now-defunct broker-dealers have settled civil charges that they failed to properly supervise workers allegedly involved in a $6.9-million kickback scheme in the 1990s, U.S. regulators said. Without admitting or denying the allegations, George Lintz, former head of Sherman Oaks-based Lintz Glover White & Co., and Howard Brenner, formerly of New York-based Brenner Securities Corp., agreed to the consent order, the Securities and Exchange Commission said.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 13, 1997 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
"Squeeze" is the perfect title for Robert Patton-Spruill's sensitive and comprehensive depiction of the world of three teenage boys from some of Boston's meaner streets, where the pressures on them to enter a life of crime become increasingly intense. "Squeeze" grew out of Patton-Spruill's experiences in conducting acting workshops at the Dorchester Youth Collaborative, an anti-violence media arts organization in the old suburban Boston neighborhood in which virtually the entire film was shot.
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November 9, 2007 | Serena Kim, Special to The Times
The irascible Flavor Flav might appear on television with more frequency than his stentorian partner Chuck D, but judging from Wednesday's world premiere of "Public Enemy: Welcome to the Terrordome," at AFI Fest, Chuck D is still the star of the P.E. movement.
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April 15, 1996 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The second annual Los Angeles Independent Film Festival opens Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Directors Guild with Jim Jarmusch's "Dead Man," a go-for-broke allegorical western starring Johnny Depp as an accountant from Cleveland who inadvertently winds up with a price on his head and on the run with a quixotic Indian ("Powwow Highway's" scene-stealing Gary Farmer).
ENTERTAINMENT
April 3, 1997 | KEVIN THOMAS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, which will be held Friday through Sunday at Raleigh and Paramount studios and the Directors Guild, in only its third edition has become one of the hottest movie tickets in town. Last year, it was 98% sold out, and by the time you read this, you may not be able to see everything you would like to.
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