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May 11, 1990 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal prosecutors Wednesday charged VSI Corp. of Culver City and two employees with falsifying and omitting test results for fasteners used in commercial and military aircraft. A lawyer representing a company whistle-blower said he expects VSI and the employees to plead guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle.
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June 8, 1992 | From Associated Press
Three former executives of the aerospace parts company VSI of Carson, Calif., pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges related to providing prostitutes, cash payments and other gifts to win business. The three, who held top positions at the leading maker of nuts, bolts and rivets used in airplanes and other aircraft, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to defraud the government between January, 1982, and December, 1988. They are Thomas F. Spoehr, 66, VSI president from 1980-89; G.
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June 2, 1990 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VSI Corp., which three weeks ago pleaded guilty to falsifying test results for aircraft nuts and bolts made at its Chatsworth plant, said the Pentagon has agreed to resume buying from the plant. The military's Defense Logistics Agency lifted a suspension, imposed a year ago, that banned the company's Voi-Shan plant from selling its products--called fasteners in the industry--directly to the government, VSI said. The plant was not idle, however.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1990 | JAMES F. PELTZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VSI Corp., which three weeks ago pleaded guilty to falsifying test results for aircraft nuts and bolts made at its Chatsworth plant, said the Pentagon has agreed to resume buying from the plant. The military's Defense Logistics Agency lifted a suspension, imposed a year ago, that banned the company's Voi-Shan plant from selling its products--called fasteners in the industry--directly to the government, VSI said. The plant was not idle, however.
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June 8, 1992 | From Associated Press
Three former executives of the aerospace parts company VSI of Carson, Calif., pleaded guilty to federal conspiracy charges related to providing prostitutes, cash payments and other gifts to win business. The three, who held top positions at the leading maker of nuts, bolts and rivets used in airplanes and other aircraft, pleaded guilty Friday to conspiring to defraud the government between January, 1982, and December, 1988. They are Thomas F. Spoehr, 66, VSI president from 1980-89; G.
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May 12, 1990 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VSI Corp. of Culver City pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to four counts of falsifying and omitting test results for fasteners used in commercial and military aircraft, and will pay $18 million in damages, fines, civil penalties and costs of prosecution. Two former VSI employees also pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government. James E.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 28, 1988 | DARYL KELLEY, Times Staff Writer
Nowhere in the South Bay have problems with leaking underground tanks become more apparent than along an industrialized strip of southern Gardena and eastern Torrance. Since state law began to require testing of underground tanks in 1984, seven companies whose tanks have leaked pollutants into ground water have been identified along the 3-mile strip of Western Avenue.
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May 12, 1990 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VSI Corp. of Culver City pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court in Seattle to four counts of falsifying and omitting test results for fasteners used in commercial and military aircraft, and will pay $18 million in damages, fines, civil penalties and costs of prosecution. Two former VSI employees also pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the government. James E.
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May 11, 1990 | PATRICE APODACA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Federal prosecutors Wednesday charged VSI Corp. of Culver City and two employees with falsifying and omitting test results for fasteners used in commercial and military aircraft. A lawyer representing a company whistle-blower said he expects VSI and the employees to plead guilty today in U.S. District Court in Seattle.
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