Former DMV director Troy Dillard took a job at a company hired to modernize the agency’s computers, but the project failed, costing Nevada drivers millions.
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.
Higher education regents have spent agency money on fancy dinners with family and friends at some of the top Las Vegas restaurants.
The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has included $10 million in pubic funds for the substation expansion in its proposed fiscal 2020 budget.
The University of Nevada Las Vegas received a $25 million donation in 2017 for the medical school with the stipulation that the donor’s name remain secret, but the check was distributed so widely around campus that the Las Vegas Review-Journal obtained an unredacted copy.
A judge Tuesday ordered the return of the bail posted by a former top tourism executive after prosecutors said they were not prepared to file a criminal complaint against him in the alleged theft of airline gift cards.
A UNLV dentist was overpaid nearly half a million dollars between 2009 and 2017 and should have been required to reimburse the university, according to a memo obtained by the Review-Journal.
Nevada lawmakers want to reform the way constables pay their deputies after a Review-Journal investigation uncovered Henderson Constable Earl Mitchell allegedly inflating deputy pay and expenses and pocketing the difference.
The top marketing officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority resigned under a cloud this week without a financial separation agreement, knowledgeable sources said.
Henderson police internal affairs failed to investigate the 2014 accidental prescription-narcotics overdose death of one of its officers even though part of his job was to collect and dispose of expired drugs dropped off by residents, a Review-Journal investigation found.
Cathy Tull, chief marketing officer for the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, has resigned amid separate investigations by the Review-Journal and the Metropolitan Police Department into the public agency’s misspending.
Emails show LVCVA executives used British Airways connections and convention authority resources for their personal benefit.
A top Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority executive has been named in the growing criminal investigation into the theft of Southwest Airlines gift cards bought by the agency, a police report obtained by the Review-Journal shows.
Las Vegas police searched convention authority offices and arrested a key former executive to determine whether the agency’s former CEO Rossi Ralenkotter knew that airline gift cards were purchased with public money before he and other staff used them for personal trips, a knowledgeable source said.
Police arrested a key target in the criminal investigation into the misuse of Southwest Airlines gift cards bought by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.