The former Las Vegas tourism boss and two others in the Southwest Airlines gift card investigation were never processed at the Clark County Detention Center.
Legal experts say the criminal case against former LVCVA chief CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and other executives is the result of failed oversight by the tax-funded agency’s board.
Cathy Tull, a former LVCVA executive, was a no-show in court Tuesday when called to face felony charges because she was “out of the country.”
The executive committee of the LVCVA board will consider whether to terminate its consulting contract with former CEO Rossi Ralenkotter in the wake of felony charges against him and three others.
Prosecutors have filed felony charges against retired LVCVA CEO Rossi Ralenkotter and two other former executives in the investigation into the misuse of $90,000 in Southwest Airlines gift cards.
Prosecutors expect to charge “one or more persons” by the end of August in a criminal investigation into misuse of airline gift cards bought by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, a court filing shows.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority moved forward Tuesday with a $10 million police substation expansion despite an ongoing police investigation of the tourism agency.
Police executed a search warrant at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority offices Wednesday afternoon in a widening investigation into misuse of Southwest Airlines gift cards bought by the agency.
Las Vegas police are conducting a criminal investigation into the handling of $90,000 worth of Southwest Airlines gift cards secretly purchased by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, the Review-Journal has learned.