August 5, 2011 |
California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has subpoenaed Citigroup Inc. and its banking subsidiary, Citibank, ordering the two entities to answer questions regarding the selling and marketing of mortgage-backed securities in the Golden State, a person familiar with the investigation said. The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly about the matter and spoke on condition of anonymity, would not further characterize the nature of the investigation. Spokespeople for the attorney general's office and Citi declined to comment.
November 15, 1988
The U.S. Supreme Court ordered former Philippine President Ferdinand E. Marcos and his wife, Imelda, to obey subpoenas for foreign bank records and other evidence for an investigation into their activities. The justices refused to block a lower court order requiring the Marcoses to turn in fingerprints, handwriting samples and voice prints and to release their foreign bank records for the grand jury's criminal investigation. A lawyer for the Marcoses said they will comply with the order.
December 29, 1995 |
The Senate Whitewater Committee issued another round of subpoenas on Thursday, seeking documents related to the failed real estate venture that has plagued President Clinton for several years. Sen. Alfonse M. D'Amato (R-N.Y.), chairman of the committee, announced the issuance of the subpoenas. They were served on both banking institutions and people, including Arkansas Gov.
January 13, 2010 |
Government officials have subpoenaed documents from 15 lenders whose Federal Housing Administration-backed loans have high default rates, including a failed Missouri bank that was owned by an Orange County financial firm. Many of the FHA-backed loans issued by the lenders went bad almost immediately, said Kenneth M. Donohue, inspector general for the Department of Housing and Urban Development, which includes the FHA. At a news conference Tuesday, he called the action a review that was not yet an investigation.
December 7, 1989 |
Former President Ronald Reagan's attorneys asked a federal judge Wednesday to quash a subpoena demanding that he produce documents for the Iran-Contra trial of John M. Poindexter. The lawyers said the subpoena from the former national security adviser seeking documents on 67 different topics--including personal diaries--is "unreasonable and oppressive" and should be narrowed. Poindexter is seeking "notebooks, diary entries and . . .
February 23, 1990 |
Subpoenas were served on eight of Mayor Marion Barry's close friends Thursday as part of the investigation of alleged drug use by the mayor, law enforcement and city government sources said. The action came as Barry reportedly left a Florida rehabilitation center to start a second phase of his treatment for alcoholism. Barry, who had been a patient at the Hanley-Hazelden Center in West Palm Beach, Fla., since Jan.
July 2, 2007 |
The Senate Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that he was ready to go to court if the White House resisted congressional subpoenas for information on the firing of eight federal prosecutors. "If they don't cooperate, yes, I'd go that far," Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.) said on NBC's "Meet the Press." He had been asked whether he would seek a congressional vote on contempt citations if President Bush did not comply. That move would push the matter to court.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2011 |
The Glendale City Council has voted to issue subpoenas to an affordable housing developer that allegedly bilked the city out of millions in construction overcharges ? laying the groundwork for potential litigation to recover the losses. The developer, Advanced Development & Investment Inc., is under federal investigation for allegedly transferring millions of dollars to personal accounts and submitting fraudulent bills to cities across the state. Glendale's move came in a joint meeting Tuesday with the housing authority and less than a week after The Times reported that ADI was allegedly funneling thousands of dollars in campaign contributions to former and current City Council members through a network of subcontractors.
March 22, 1997 |
A federal subpoena demands any city records of pawn shop deals with Fresno State basketball guard Chris Herren, the Fresno Bee reported Friday in a copyright story. The subpoena specifically asks for records of any transactions between Herren and United Loan and Jewelry of Fresno. Herren, the leading scorer for the Bulldogs during a 20-12 season, denied pawning any items or buying anything from United Loan or its owner, Dan Jelladian. "I'm not worried about [the subpoena]," Herren said Thursday.
August 21, 2007 |
A top Senate Democrat threatened to hold members of the Bush administration in contempt for not producing subpoenaed information about the legal justification for President Bush's secretive eavesdropping program. "When the Senate comes back in the session, I'll bring it up before the committee," said Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "I prefer cooperation to contempt.