January 5, 2000 |
Carl E. Hartnack, who began his career at Security Pacific Bank as a 17-year-old messenger and rose through the ranks to lead one of California's largest financial institutions, died Tuesday in Santa Barbara of Alzheimer's disease. He was 83. Hartnack, who retired as chairman of Los Angeles-based Security Pacific National Bank in 1982, oversaw the bank's statewide and international expansion, and was an advocate for the redevelopment of downtown Los Angeles in the 1970s.
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March 5, 1998
An Encino mortgage broker pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of scheming to defraud Security Pacific National Bank of $1.2 million, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Ron Amiran, 60, a fugitive for seven years, controlled several Encino-based businesses involved in the mortgage and title industry, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles.
May 22, 1993 |
Vindicating Austin O. Furst, the 1980s Hollywood entrepreneur who saw his fast-growing movie and home video company collapse in bankruptcy, Inovision Inc. has been awarded $100 million in the out-of-court settlement of a 4-year old lawsuit against Security Pacific National Bank. The settlement, stemming from an alleged breach of contract over a promised loan, is believed to be one of the largest of its kind. Inovision's predecessor company, Vestron Inc.