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May 9, 1988 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Call him a schemer, a dreamer, a big talker. Call him a shady operator, a global operator, a lawbreaker. All of these have been used to describe John Clifford Ellsworth. By repute, the 42-year-old convicted felon also is a spinner of tall tales who has a yen for attaching himself to celebrated events.
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May 9, 1988 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
Call him a schemer, a dreamer, a big talker. Call him a shady operator, a global operator, a lawbreaker. All of these have been used to describe John Clifford Ellsworth. By repute, the 42-year-old convicted felon also is a spinner of tall tales who has a yen for attaching himself to celebrated events.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 2, 1988
A Los Angeles businessman was sentenced Monday to three years in prison, five years probation and 2,000 hours of community service for cashing $1.4 million in worthless checks at four banks. Defense attorney Rick Flam told Chief U.S. District Judge Manuel Real that his client, Peter Azer, 44, joined promoter John Ellsworth in the scheme because he needed the money to pay off debts from gambling and a failing wholesale fish business.
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January 14, 1988 | AL DELUGACH, Times Staff Writer
A federal magistrate in Los Angeles ordered businessman John C. Ellsworth held without bail Wednesday on a bank fraud indictment, citing the risk that he might flee if released. Ellsworth is a target of a separate criminal investigation into the alleged misuse of $60 million in pension fund investments in Commercial Acceptance Corp.
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