Tag Archive for fraud

OC Democrat Blog not part of the DPOC

There is a new web-blog out: OC Democrat Blog that is not written by nor approved by the Democratic Party of Orange County. It appears to be carefully crafted to look like DPOC’s other sites but it contains campaign information for a Democratic candidates not endorsed by the DPOC.

The Sky is Falling on Shawn Nelson

Funny how in an April 14, 2010 OC Register article Nelson claims he has “nothing to do with managing the Sky Lounge,” but two days earlier pleged to pay the back rent. It seems that Shawn Nelson either has selective memory, or he simply is incapable of telling the truth.

Fraud Suit Filed Against BoS Candidate Shawn Nelson

The Orange County Register reported that Fullerton council member and Republican BoS candidate Shawn Nelson might need to hired his own lawyer to defend himself in a fraud lawsuit related to a stock sale for a failing martini bar in Fullerton.  The lawsuit, filed by a former Nelson business partner, seeks $285,000 in damages for…

Chriss Street Drops Out – Beware the Ides of March

Campbell and board Chairwoman Janet Nguyen are sponsoring an emergency agenda item that calls for transferring Street’s investment authority to county Chief Financial Officer Bob Franz. “We just don’t believe it’s proper to have someone found guilty in court of breaching his fiduciary duty to be responsible for managing the county’s investment funds,”

Administration Audit Contradicts Governor’s IHSS Reform Pitch

Note: This just in from the 7th District Assemblywoman Noreen Evans’ and Budget Committee Chair, refuting the Governor’s inflated claims of fraud in IHSS.  In my opinion, if Schwarzenegger wants to root out fraud, he should look at his own reflection in the mirror. Making outlandish claims when he knows them to be untrue is…

Tainted Contributions to Shea & Choi’s Campaign?

On Friday, we posted a link to a story by OC Weekly’s Matt Coker on how a contributor to the No on R campaign that’s backed by Christina Shea, Steven Choi and Pat Rodgers was involved in a fraud campaign.  Enterprise Co. of Santa Ana gave $4,000 to the No on R effort.  Coker’s story…