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October 30, 1989 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like many Texas businessmen in 1985, Tom Lundberg was being squeezed by collapsing real estate prices. But he hit upon a novel solution: buying a New Mexico potash mine at a time when the potash industry was as bad off as Texas real estate. Peculiar as Lundberg's plan might have seemed, a clue to his intentions may have emerged at the closing of the potash mine sale on Dec. 31, 1985. He and his lawyer, John N.
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October 30, 1989 | DOUGLAS FRANTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Like many Texas businessmen in 1985, Tom Lundberg was being squeezed by collapsing real estate prices. But he hit upon a novel solution: buying a New Mexico potash mine at a time when the potash industry was as bad off as Texas real estate. Peculiar as Lundberg's plan might have seemed, a clue to his intentions may have emerged at the closing of the potash mine sale on Dec. 31, 1985. He and his lawyer, John N.
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December 18, 1992
A 79-year-old man with seven prior felony convictions was found guilty Thursday in a massive loan fee scam that could earn him a sentence of 145 years in federal prison. Milton Zucker Mende and two co-defendants set up a series of fake companies--backed by forged securities, nonexistent gold and other false assets--from 1984 to 1991, and used those firms to offer loans to small businesses. They then charged the companies advance fees for the loans, which were never delivered.
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