The Nevada attorney general’s office is investigating a claim that a scammer stole land in Las Vegas by filing false business documents with the Nevada secretary of state’s office.
A former Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority executive hid the purchase of $90,000 in Southwest Airlines gift cards in records at the agency, an audit report shows.
Police searched Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell’s home and office Tuesday as part of an apparent probe into his questionable spending uncovered by a Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation.
Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell asked the county to pay nearly $7,500 for a private attorney he consulted after a Las Vegas Review-Journal records request
Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority CEO Rossi Ralenkotter is preparing to retire, a close friend of Ralenkotter’s hastold the Review-Journal.
State lawmakers want to take action to combat the filing of fake business documents with the Nevada secretary of state in response to a Las Vegas Review-Journal investigation that found the agency’s weak safeguards allow scammers to take over businesses and exploit their assets.
Nevada businesses are vulnerable to fraudsters because the secretary of state’s office for years has done little to prevent the filing of fake documents.
A state task force Friday moved closer to overhauling how Nevada tracks casino emergency response plans in the wake of the Oct. 1 mass shooting outside Mandalay Bay.
An audit last month found that CEO Rossi Ralenkotter used $17,152 in Southwest Airlines cards for personal travel and Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly, who chairs the board, also used $699 in cards for a trip.