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Street’s Risky Business Catches Up With Him

On Friday, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Richard M. Neiter on Friday ordered Orange County Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street to pay more than $7 million in damages to the End of the Road Trust. Back before he was elected in 2006, Street was the trustee hired to close up the bankrupt Fruehauf Trailer Corp. from 1998 until…

OC Grand Jury: Street’s SIV Investments Imprudent

The Orange County Grand Jury has released a report on their review of Treasurer-Tax Collector Chriss Street’s investments in Structured Investment Vehicles (SIVs) HT Ron Campbell-OC Register. The Grand Jury concluded that “although SIVs are ‘facially’ compliant with the County’s policies, these investments should have been reviewed and challenged.” The report added that “the Grand…