A former Canadian national, who is listed as an officer on multiple Nevada companies, defrauded investors in Canada and must repay more than $16 million, court records show.
A Dallas-based Southwest Airlines marketing executive has landed in the middle of a criminal investigation into the misuse of $90,000 in company gift cards bought by the LVCVA.
Despite the push for removing undocumented immigrants, federal officials still repeatedly fail to keep out people who commit felonies in the United States.
Some undocumented immigrants cannot be returned to their countries after committing crimes because the countries just won’t take them back.
A former Henderson constable pleaded guilty to a gross misdemeanor without admitting guilt and promised to repay more than $80,000 to settle a case sparked by a RJ investigation.
An audit that cost taxpayers $186,000 has come under fire from police, who question the thoroughness of its examination into the misuse of airline gift cards bought by the LVCVA.
Former Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Rossi Ralenkotter handed out airline gift cards bought by the tax-funded agency as holiday gifts in December 2016, a court document shows.
Prosecutors have failed to explain how their investigation of the LVCVA would be harmed by the release of search warrant documents.
The LVCVA’s former chief marketing officer has agreed to pay $8,700 in fines for violating the state ethics law over her personal use of airline gift cards bought by the agency.
Nevada state employees delayed the implementation of a DMV computer modernization because the contractor failed to pay them as much as $4 million in bribes, a lawsuit alleges.
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.
UNLV has started an investigation to determine who revealed the name of a top donor to the Review-Journal but a media expert said school should focus on internal controls.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has disbanded its travel office and changed its ticket-buying system amid investigations into a gift card scandal.
Prosecutors plan to oppose the Review-Journal’s push to unseal documents supporting a search warrant executed at the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority offices.
Las Vegas police executed the search warrant in March, looking for evidence that LVCVA executives mishandled $90,000 in airline gift cards bought by the tax-funded agency.