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September 3, 1993 | CONNIE BENESCH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday accused Marina del Rey real estate investor Stephen J. Murphy and his company, American Capital Investments, of investment fraud, and obtained a federal court order freezing their assets and temporarily barring them from selling additional securities to investors. The SEC complaint alleges that Murphy--who gained notoriety through advertisements in major newspapers touting his investment prowess--and other defendants raised about $13.
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April 23, 1997 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday froze the assets of the once high-profile investment pitchman Stephen J. Murphy to halt an allegedly fraudulent scheme involving limited-partnership sales. Author of the investment advice book "Formerly One Up on Trump," Murphy has been using the alias Jack Davis since last June to sell partnerships in automated teller machines, the SEC alleges. He also failed to disclose to investors that he previously violated securities laws, officials said.
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BUSINESS
April 23, 1997 | DEBORA VRANA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday froze the assets of the once high-profile investment pitchman Stephen J. Murphy to halt an allegedly fraudulent scheme involving limited-partnership sales. Author of the investment advice book "Formerly One Up on Trump," Murphy has been using the alias Jack Davis since last June to sell partnerships in automated teller machines, the SEC alleges. He also failed to disclose to investors that he previously violated securities laws, officials said.
BUSINESS
September 3, 1993 | CONNIE BENESCH, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
The Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday accused Marina del Rey real estate investor Stephen J. Murphy and his company, American Capital Investments, of investment fraud, and obtained a federal court order freezing their assets and temporarily barring them from selling additional securities to investors. The SEC complaint alleges that Murphy--who gained notoriety through advertisements in major newspapers touting his investment prowess--and other defendants raised about $13.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 20, 1997
A self-proclaimed real estate investment expert who co-wrote a book called "One Up on Trump" was arrested Monday on 25 counts of mail fraud and money laundering after he allegedly bilked investors in a $13-million pyramid scheme, U.S. Atty. Nora M. Manella announced Monday. Promising phenomenal returns on commercial real estate ventures, Stephen J.
BUSINESS
November 26, 2001
* Kinko's Inc., the Ventura-based copy center chain, has promoted Jeffrey Moxie to chief financial officer from vice president of finance and corporate controller. * As part of its restructuring program, Nissan North America Inc., based in Carson, has split the position of vice president, product planning and marketing, held by Jack Collins, into two.
BUSINESS
September 27, 1993 | JAMES BATES
Paramount Communications Chairman Martin Davis and prospective buyer Sumner Redstone of Viacom remain locked in an increasingly bitter tug of war over Paramount with QVC Chairman Barry Diller and cable television baron John Malone. Now come a few appropriate words of wisdom from one of Paramount's best-known employees: Pat Riley, coach of the company's New York Knicks basketball team. The former Lakers coach has just authored "The Winner Within."
NATIONAL
April 20, 2013 | By Devin Kelly
It came down to a high-heel shoe caught in a grate. Stephen J. Murphy, president of the Boston City Council, took time Saturday to reflect on all that has happened in his city this week, beginning with the Boston Marathon bombings. He told the Los Angeles Times he hasn't been able to shake the feeling that something as small as a stuck high heel kept him out of harm's way at the finish line of the race on Monday. But that's what happened. PHOTOS: Manhunt for bombing suspects He and his group were crossing a footbridge to get to the north side of Boylston Street near the finish line, where they would meet up with more friends.
BUSINESS
October 4, 1993 | JAMES BATES
Yet another batch of unusual investments . . . Scheduled later this month at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel is an auction of the "Esposito/Elvis" personal collection, a batch of Elvis Presley memorabilia the King gave to longtime pal Joe Esposito. Selling for $15,000 to $20,000 is Elvis' "makeup case." Esposito says it contained Elvis' personal items and prescription drugs, traveling everywhere with the King.
NEWS
October 8, 1987 | JOHN J. GOLDMAN, Times Staff Writer
A special prosecutor charged Wednesday that a group of white teen-agers watched an auto kill a 23-year-old black man they had chased into traffic on a busy highway and then, "without missing a beat," went on to beat one of his companions, whose mercy pleas they ignored.
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